Psychology in Georgia

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Georgia


Approximately 1.0% of graduates in of Georgia receive psychology degrees every year. Thus, Georgia's 51 psychology schools put out approximately 2,580 psychology professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia that has a psychology program is Emory University. Emory University, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Emory University graduated 141 students from its psychology program. The tuition rate at Emory University was $39,158 per year.

The second-ranked school in Georgia with a psychology program is University of Georgia, which is located in Athens. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. In 2010, 455 students graduated from University of Georgia psychology program. University of Georgia charged in-state students $8,736 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a psychology program is Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 19th nationwide. 49 students graduated with degree in psychology from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in 2010. Students at Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus paid $8,716 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia psychology school, average tuition will be $13,060 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,330 per year to $39,158 per year. The Georgia psychology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

The psychology schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Georgia Gwinnett College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $4,330 per year
  2. Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus - located in Milledgeville, students are charged $4,422 per year
  3. Georgia Southwestern State University - located in Americus, students are charged $4,454 per year

A psychology degree from a Georgia school... what next?

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

  1. Barrow County - 1,630 psychology professionals
  2. Burke County - 120 psychology professionals
  3. Appling County - 80 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of psychology professionals is expected to grow by 15% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,760 psychology professionals working in the Georgia then.

Salary

psychology professionals in Georgia earn $74,195 per year on average. But, salaries for psychology professional can vary. In 2010, psychology professional made as little as less than $24,980 per year or as much as more than $135,630 per year in Georgia. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for psychology professionals:

  1. Burke County - $78,755 per year
  2. Banks County - $78,680 per year
  3. Bibb County - $78,260 per year

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

  1. Hall County - $54,210 per year
  2. Baldwin County - $57,670 per year
  3. Bulloch County - $63,550 per year

On average, the highest paid psychology professionals in Georgia were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $78,310 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $70,080 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $78,310 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $70,080 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in psychology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as sociology or sports psychology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Psychology in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Georgia

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 2,820 $70,080 52.4%
2
Psychologists, All Other 210 $78,310 16.7%
 

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