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Psychology Schools
In Salem, Oregon

The city of Salem has 2 schools where psychology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology education in Salem, which includes psychology training at the psychology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Oregon Psychology Employment

Salem 110
Oregon 1,470

Of the 1,470 psychology professionals employed in Oregon, 110 work in Salem. The number of psychology professionals in Salem has grown by 38% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of psychology professionals in Salem has increased, overall employment in Salem has also increased.

Salem Vs. Oregon Psychology employment growth

1,260 1,340 1,260 1,430 1,470
80 100 80 100 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$56,820 $62,350 $66,070 $64,770 $63,740
$35,520 $36,670 $37,690 $39,140 $40,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

Salaries for psychology professionals in Salem have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $63,740 per year was earned by psychology professionals in Salem. Psychology professionals in Salem made a yearly average salary of $56,820, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Salem.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Salem

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Psychology professionals make a median salary of $65,060 per year in Salem. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 162%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,780 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $91,110 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Salem

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Salem


Many of Salem's psychology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited psychology schools in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Salem


Salem's psychology schools offer 2 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Salem


Approximately 86 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Salem, Oregon

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