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Psychology Schools
In Virginia Beach, Virginia

There are 2 psychology schools in Virginia Beach for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology education in Virginia Beach, which includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Virginia Beach Vs. Virginia Psychology Employment

Virginia Beach 480
Virginia 2,480

Exactly 480 of Virginia's 2,480 psychology professionals work in Virginia Beach. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of psychology professionals in Virginia Beach has shrunk by 11%. As the employment for psychology professionals in Virginia Beach has decreased, overall employment in Virginia Beach has increased.

Virginia Beach Vs. Virginia Psychology employment growth

2,340 2,480 2,430 2,170 2,480
540 520 420 470 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Virginia Beach

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Virginia Beach

$72,935 $67,630 $62,270 $73,755 $75,555
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Virginia Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Virginia Beach

In Virginia Beach, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $75,555 per year was earned by psychology professionals in Virginia Beach. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for psychology professionals in Virginia Beach was $72,935 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Virginia Beach.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Virginia Beach

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Psychology professionals in Virginia Beach make a median yearly salary of $77,265. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 161%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,625 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $100,885 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Virginia Beach

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Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Virginia Beach


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Virginia Beach


Virginia Beach's psychology schools offer 5 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Virginia Beach


In 2010 approximately 118 students completed psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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