Psychology in Texas

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Texas


Approximately 1.4% of graduates in of Texas receive psychology degrees every year. That means an estimated 7,714 psychology professionals graduate from Texas' 101 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas with a psychology program is The University of Texas at Austin, which is located in Austin. In 2010, it was ranked 11th nationwide. In 2010, The University of Texas at Austin graduated 517 students from its psychology program. Students at The University of Texas at Austin paid $9,418 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Texas that has a psychology program is Rice University. Rice University, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Houston. In 2010, Rice University graduated 61 students from its psychology program. Rice University charged in-state students $33,771 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas that has a psychology program is Texas A & M University. Texas A & M University, which was ranked 15th in the country in 2010, is located in College Station. In 2010, Texas A & M University graduated 414 students from its psychology programs. Texas A & M University charged in-state students $8,387 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Texas' psychology schools ranges from $37,230 per year to $1,128 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,114 per year. The Texas psychology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Southern Methodist University - located in Dallas, students are charged $37,230 per year
  2. Rice University - located in Houston, students are charged $33,771 per year
  3. Southwestern University - located in Georgetown, students are charged $31,630 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Texas psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Grayson County College - located in Denison, students are charged $1,128 per year
  2. Paris Junior College - located in Paris, students are charged $1,164 per year
  3. Kilgore College - located in Kilgore, students are charged $1,176 per year

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

The largest populations of Texas psychology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 1,250 psychology professionals
  2. Collin County - 1,100 psychology professionals
  3. Atascosa County - 690 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 10,650 psychology professionals will be working in Texas. This would require the number of psychology professional to grow by 19%.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn $77,073 per year. However, this number is only an average. Psychology professional in Texas had varying salaries from $25,260 to $128,280 per year in 2010. The following counties in Texas have the highest average salaries for psychology professionals:

  1. Johnson County - $81,825 per year
  2. Atascosa County - $78,405 per year
  3. El Paso County - $77,530 per year

The following counties in Texas have the lowest average salaries for psychology professional:

  1. Brazos County - $41,830 per year
  2. McLennan County - $46,970 per year
  3. Cameron County - $48,860 per year

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

  1. Organizational Psychologist - $84,250 per year
  2. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $82,460 per year
  3. Clinical Psychologist - $64,510 per year

On average, the lowest paid psychology professionals in Texas were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $82,460 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $64,510 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Texas 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 Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Texas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 5,710 $64,510 22.5%
2
Psychologists, All Other 570 $82,460 78.1%
3
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 130 $84,250
 

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