Psychology in Alabama

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Alabama


Around 1.1% of Alabama's graduates graduate from psychology degree programs every year. That means an estimated 1,609 psychology professionals graduate from Alabama's 26 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

Auburn University, which is located in Auburn University, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 25th in the country in 2010. 176 students graduated with a degree in psychology from Auburn University in 2010. Students at Auburn University paid $7,900 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Alabama that has a psychology program is Birmingham Southern College. Birmingham Southern College, which was ranked 32nd in the country in 2010, is located in Birmingham. 24 students graduated with degree in psychology from Birmingham Southern College in 2010. Tuition at Birmingham Southern College was $27,890 per year.

Spring Hill College, which was ranked 32nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Alabama that has a psychology program. It is located in Mobile. 21 students graduated with degree in psychology from Spring Hill College in 2010. Students at Spring Hill College paid $26,730 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alabama psychology school, average tuition will be $10,937 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,424 per year to $27,890 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alabama psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Birmingham Southern College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $27,890 per year
  2. Spring Hill College - located in Mobile, students are charged $26,730 per year
  3. Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year

The following Alabama psychology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Jacksonville State University - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $5,424 per year
  2. University of North Alabama - located in Florence, students are charged $5,426 per year
  3. University of South Alabama - located in Mobile, students are charged $5,748 per year

A psychology degree from an Alabama school... what next?

The Alabama counties with the largest populations of psychology professional are:

  1. Mobile County - 180 psychology professionals
  2. Bibb County - 140 psychology professionals
  3. Greene County - 50 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,040 psychology professionals will be working in Alabama state. This would require the number of psychology professionals to grow by 6%.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn $81,270 per year. However, Alabama psychology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $33,650 per year to more than $122,410 per year in 2010. Psychology professionals in the following Alabama counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Autauga County - $112,600 per year
  2. Bullock County - $88,370 per year
  3. Bibb County - $80,500 per year

Psychology professionals in the following counties in Alabama make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Chambers County - $50,550 per year
  2. Mobile County - $66,740 per year
  3. Greene County - $78,110 per year

The psychology professionals with highest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $90,710 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $71,830 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $90,710 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $71,830 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in psychology in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as sociology or sports psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Alabama
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Alabama
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Alabama

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 580 $71,830 -13.4%
2
Psychologists, All Other 100 $90,710 42.9%
 

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