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School Psychology Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago has 5 schools where school psychology faculty can find employment. The trends in Chicago's school psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes school psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois School Psychology Employment

Chicago 2,980
Illinois 4,460

Of the 4,460 school psychology professionals employed in Illinois, 2,980 work in Chicago. The number of school psychology professionals in Chicago has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for school psychology professionals in Chicago has decreased, overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois School Psychology employment growth

5,040 4,830 4,410 3,890 4,460
3,180 3,240 2,790 2,490 2,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

School Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$58,250 $62,670 $73,170 $79,330 $76,270
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of school psychology professionals in Chicago has shrunk, salaries for school psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $76,270 per year was earned by school psychology professionals in Chicago. The average salary for school psychology professionals in Chicago was $58,250 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of school psychology professionals in Chicago is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Chicago

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Chicago school psychology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $70,120. The 10% of school psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,550 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $126,180 per year.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Chicago

Mental Health
Social Work
Special Education
Clinical Psychology
Speech Therapy
School Psychology
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

School Psychology schools in Chicago


Many of Chicago's school psychology professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited school psychology schools in the city.

School Psychology Programs Offered In Chicago


There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in school psychology offered by Chicago's school psychology schools.

Student Completed School Psychology Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 116 students graduated from school psychology courses in 2010.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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