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Psychology Schools
In Torrance, California

The city of Torrance has only one school where psychology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Torrance, and the future trends. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Torrance Vs. California Psychology Employment

Torrance 4,640
California 16,750

Exactly 4,640 of California's 16,750 psychology professionals work in Torrance. There has been a 10% decline in the number of psychology professionals in Torrance between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Torrance has increased.

Torrance Vs. California Psychology employment growth

15,220 14,810 16,120 16,060 16,750
5,130 4,200 4,570 4,700 4,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Torrance

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Torrance

$98,515 $83,810 $104,540 $84,895 $82,405
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Torrance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Torrance

As the number of psychology professionals in Torrance has shrunk, salaries for psychology professionals have also decreased. In 2010 psychology professionals in Torrance reportedly earned an average salary of $82,405 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Torrance made an average salary of $98,515 per year. The decline in the salary of psychology professionals in Torrance is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Torrance

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Psychology professionals in Torrance earn a median salary of $85,575 per year. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,910 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 256% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Torrance

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average psychology professional salaries in Torrance are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Torrance


There is only one accredited psychology school in the city. Many of Torrance's psychology professionals are graduates of this school.

Psychology Programs Offered In Torrance


Torrance's psychology school offers one psychology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Torrance


In 2010 approximately 17 students completed psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Torrance, California

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