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Psychology Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 6 psychology schools in Portland for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology education in Portland, which includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Psychology Employment

Portland 930
Oregon 1,470

Exactly 930 of Oregon's 1,470 psychology professionals work in Portland. There has been a 19% growth in the number of psychology professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of psychology professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Psychology employment growth

1,260 1,340 1,260 1,430 1,470
780 780 750 850 930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$73,365 $74,705 $73,240 $77,510 $78,010
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. Portland psychology professionals made $78,010 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for psychology professionals in Portland was $73,365 per year. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Portland

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Portland psychology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $70,955. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 223%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,955 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $132,455 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Portland

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average psychology professionals in Portland earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Portland.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Portland


There are 6 accredited psychology schools in the city. Many of Portland's psychology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Psychology Programs Offered In Portland


There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in psychology offered by Portland's psychology schools.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Portland


Approximately 386 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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