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School Psychology Schools In Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, there are 8 accredited schools where school psychology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Massachusetts' school psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in school psychology includes school psychology training at the following levels:


  1. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

    221 Rivermoor St, Boston, Massachusetts 02132

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Suffolk University

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Massachusetts 4,180
National 100,700

Approximately 4% of the country's school psychology professionals work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Massachusetts

4,290 4,060 4,350 4,350 4,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

School Psychology is a shrinking field in Massachusetts. 110 less school psychology professionals were working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of school psychology professionals has shrunk by 3%. This is slower 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 Massachusetts

$60,450 $66,740 $73,040 $73,930 $75,050
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by school psychology professionals is increasing in Massachusetts. The mean salary for school psychology professionals in 2006 was $60,450 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $75,050 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Massachusetts

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Thus, school psychology professionals' salaries grew by 19% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of school psychology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid school psychology professionals earning 208% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Massachusetts state.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

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

In Massachusetts, 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 Massachusetts


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited school psychology schools in Massachusetts is increasing. In 2006, 174 students graduated from school psychology courses in Massachusetts. And in 2010, 278 students graduated.

Thus there was a 60% percent increase in the number of school psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts. Most of these graduates, or 41%, earned a master's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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