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Psychology Schools
In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

There is only one psychology school in Wilkes-Barre for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the city of Wilkes-Barre, which encompasses psychology training at the psychology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Psychology Employment

Wilkes-Barre 160
Pennsylvania 5,360

Of the 5,360 psychology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 160 work in Wilkes-Barre. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wilkes-Barre, there has been a 11% decline in the number of psychology professionals. As the employment for psychology professionals in Wilkes-Barre has decreased, overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has increased.

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Psychology employment growth

4,320 4,560 4,710 4,820 5,360
180 160 200 170 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$35,830 $50,560 $58,490 $69,960 $70,140
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Wilkes-Barre
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

As the number of psychology professionals in Wilkes-Barre has shrunk, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 Wilkes-Barre psychology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $70,140. The average salary for psychology professionals in Wilkes-Barre was $35,830 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Wilkes-Barre.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Wilkes-Barre

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Psychology professionals in Wilkes-Barre make a median yearly salary of $67,600. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 158%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,490 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $104,580 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre

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Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

Psychology professional salaries in Wilkes-Barre are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Wilkes-Barre


Many of Wilkes-Barre's psychology professionals are graduates of the only accredited psychology school in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre


There is one degree and certificate program in psychology offered by Wilkes-Barre's psychology school.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Wilkes-Barre


In 2010 approximately 23 students completed psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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