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Psychology Schools
In Seattle, Washington

The city of Seattle has 6 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 Seattle, which includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Psychology Employment

Seattle 870
Washington 2,230

Exactly 870 of the 2,230 psychology professionals employed in Washington State, work in Seattle. There has been a 6% growth in the number of psychology professionals in Seattle between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Psychology employment growth

2,340 2,140 2,130 2,090 2,230
820 790 820 820 870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$54,115 $61,860 $65,525 $71,005 $74,355
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of psychology professionals in Seattle has grown, salaries for psychology professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $74,355 per year was earned by psychology professionals in Seattle. The average salary for psychology professionals in Seattle was $54,115 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Seattle

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Seattle psychology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $71,520. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 167%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,780 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $111,565 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Seattle

Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Seattle


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Seattle


Seattle's psychology schools offer 22 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Seattle


In 2010 approximately 893 students graduated from psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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