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Psychology Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

There are 2 psychology schools in River Forest for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the city of River Forest, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Psychology Employment

River Forest 3,130
Illinois 4,790

Exactly 3,130 of the 4,790 psychology professionals employed in Illinois, work in River Forest. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of psychology professionals in River Forest has shrunk by 7%. As the employment for psychology professionals in River Forest has decreased, overall employment in River Forest has increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois Psychology employment growth

5,330 5,070 4,700 4,210 4,790
3,370 3,350 2,930 2,630 3,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$76,360 $77,470 $81,500 $83,045 $88,100
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

As the number of psychology professionals in River Forest has shrunk, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. River Forest psychology professionals made $88,100 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for psychology professionals in River Forest was $76,360 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in River Forest.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in River Forest

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Psychology professionals in River Forest earn a median salary of $78,255 per year. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,175 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 199% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in River Forest

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in River Forest


There are 2 accredited psychology schools in the city. Many of River Forest's psychology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Psychology Programs Offered In River Forest


River Forest's psychology schools offer 4 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In River Forest


In 2010 approximately 61 students graduated from psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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