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School Psychology Schools In Kentucky

In Kentucky, there are 4 accredited schools where school psychology classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of school psychology and school psychology training in Kentucky, which includes school psychology training at the following levels:


  1. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Union College in Barbourville

    310 College St, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906-1499

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Kentucky 1,140
National 100,700

Of all of the school psychology professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Kentucky

960 920 940 990 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, the field of school psychology is growing. In Kentucky, 180 more school psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 19% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for school psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of school psychology professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

School Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$51,900 $53,980 $55,730 $54,970 $54,860
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of school psychology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by school psychology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for school psychology professionals in 2006 was $51,900 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,860 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Kentucky

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This represents a growth in salaries of 5%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Kentucky state, within the field of school psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid school psychology professionals earn 129% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Kentucky

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

In Kentucky, school psychology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

School Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kentucky


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited school psychology schools in Kentucky is decreasing. In 2006 there were 53 school psychology graduates from school psychology courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 40 graduates.

Thus there was a 25% percent decrease in the number of school psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a master's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of school psychology faculty in Kentucky, growth in the field of school psychology academia and faculty salaries in Kentucky. If you are involved in teaching school psychology courses to students at the certificate in school psychology, masters degree in school psychology, and doctoral degree in school psychology levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of school psychology in Kentucky. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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