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School Psychology Schools In Tennessee

School Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited school psychology schools in Tennessee. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the school psychology academic community in Tennessee, and the future trends in school psychology training at the following levels:


  1. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Tennessee 1,230
National 100,700

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

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Tennessee

1,550 1,620 1,700 1,440 1,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of school psychology professionals is shrinking in Tennessee. There were 320 less school psychology professionals working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of school psychology professionals has shrunk by 21%. This decline is faster than the national trend for school psychology professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of school psychology professionals working around the nation.

School Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$53,170 $62,070 $62,840 $65,020 $60,980
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of school psychology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to school psychology professionals are increasing in Tennessee. In 2006 school psychology professionals made a mean salary of $53,170 per year, and in 2010 they made $60,980 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Tennessee, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of school psychology. The pay differential between the highest paid school psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 131%

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Tennessee

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

In Tennessee, school psychology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of school psychology professionals is decreasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited school psychology schools in Tennessee state is increasing. In Tennessee, there were 72 graduates in 2006. And there were 79 graduates from school psychology courses in 2010.

This represents a 10% increase in the number of school psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a master's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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