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Psychology Schools
In Sacramento, California

The city of Sacramento has 5 schools where psychology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the city of Sacramento, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Psychology Employment

Sacramento 750
California 16,750

Of the 16,750 psychology professionals employed in California, 750 work in Sacramento. The number of psychology professionals in Sacramento has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for psychology professionals in Sacramento has increased, overall employment in Sacramento has decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Psychology employment growth

15,220 14,810 16,120 16,060 16,750
740 660 710 600 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$77,485 $94,520 $108,920 $72,640 $79,030
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

Salaries for psychology professionals in Sacramento have increased. In 2010 psychology professionals in Sacramento reportedly earned an average salary of $79,030 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Sacramento made an average salary of $77,485 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Sacramento.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Sacramento

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Psychology professionals make a median salary of $74,220 per year in Sacramento. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,940 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 126% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Sacramento

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Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

Psychology professional salaries in Sacramento are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Sacramento


Many of Sacramento's psychology professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited psychology schools in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Sacramento


Sacramento's psychology schools offer 9 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Sacramento


Approximately 461 students completed psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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