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Psychology Schools
In Whittier, California

The city of Whittier has only one school 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 Whittier, which encompasses psychology training at the psychology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Whittier Vs. California Psychology Employment

Whittier 4,640
California 16,750

Exactly 4,640 of the 16,750 psychology professionals employed in California, work in Whittier. Between 2006 and 2010, in Whittier, there has been a 10% decline in the number of psychology professionals. As the number of psychology professionals in Whittier has decreased, overall employment in Whittier has increased.

Whittier 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: Whittier

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Whittier

$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 Whittier
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Whittier

Salaries for psychology professionals in Whittier have decreased. In 2010 Whittier psychology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $82,405. Psychology professionals in Whittier made a yearly average salary of $98,515, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of psychology professionals in Whittier is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Whittier

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Psychology professionals make a median salary of $85,575 per year in Whittier. 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 Whittier

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Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Whittier


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Whittier


There is one degree and certificate program in psychology offered by Whittier's psychology school.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Whittier


In 2010 approximately 20 students graduated from psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Whittier, California

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