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Psychology Schools
In Worcester, Massachusetts

Psychology faculty can choose to work at one of 6 psychology schools in Worcester. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Worcester, and the future trends. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Psychology Employment

Worcester 450
Massachusetts 4,770

Exactly 450 of the 4,770 psychology professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Worcester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of psychology professionals in Worcester has shrunk by 24%. As the number of psychology professionals in Worcester has decreased, overall employment in Worcester has increased.

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Psychology employment growth

4,590 4,460 4,760 4,980 4,770
590 540 510 470 450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Worcester

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Worcester

$56,910 $64,750 $70,930 $69,520 $63,610
$42,280 $43,440 $45,490 $46,790 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Worcester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Worcester

As the number of psychology professionals in Worcester has shrunk, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 psychology professionals in Worcester reportedly earned an average salary of $63,610 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Worcester made an average salary of $56,910 per year. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Worcester is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Worcester

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

Psychology professionals in Worcester make a median yearly salary of $56,100. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,070 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 263% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Worcester

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Worcester


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Worcester


Worcester's psychology schools offer 12 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Worcester


Approximately 452 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Worcester, Massachusetts

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