School Psychology in Washington State

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Schools Offering School Psychology Programs in Washington State


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Washington State students graduate with degrees in school psychology. That means an estimated 47 school psychologists graduate from Washington State's 6 school psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Washington-Seattle Campus, which was ranked 13th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Washington State that has a school psychology program. It is located in Seattle. 33 students graduated with a degree in school psychology from University of Washington-Seattle Campus in 2010. University of Washington-Seattle Campus charged in-state students $8,701 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Washington State that has a school psychology program is Washington State University. Washington State University, which was ranked 27th in the country in 2010, is located in Pullman. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Washington State University school psychology program. Tuition at Washington State University was $9,489 per year.

The third-ranked school in Washington State that has a school psychology program is Seattle University. Seattle University, which was ranked 30th in the country in 2010, is located in Seattle. In 2010, Seattle University graduated 15 students from its school psychology programs. Tuition at Seattle University was $30,825 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Washington State's school psychology schools ranges from $30,825 per year to $6,622 per year. But, the average tuition is $15,285 per year. In 2010, the school psychology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  1. Seattle University - located in Seattle, students are charged $30,825 per year
  2. Seattle Pacific University - located in Seattle, students are charged $28,965 per year
  3. Washington State University - located in Pullman, students are charged $9,489 per year

The following Washington State school psychology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Eastern Washington University - located in Cheney, students are charged $6,622 per year
  2. Central Washington University - located in Ellensburg, students are charged $7,110 per year
  3. University of Washington-Seattle Campus - located in Seattle, students are charged $8,701 per year

A school psychology degree from a Washington State school... what next?

The highest percentage of school psychology graduates in Washington State pursue careers as a school psychologist. 1,940 school psychologists were working in Washington State in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Washington State school psychologists:

  1. King County - 740 school psychologists
  2. Pierce County - 290 school psychologists
  3. Spokane County - 200 school psychologists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of school psychologists is expected to grow by 18% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,730 school psychologists working in the Washington State then.

Salary

A school psychologist in Washington State earns $73,140 per year on average. But, salaries for school psychologists can vary. In 2010, school psychologists made as little as less than $35,310 per year or as much as more than $112,540 per year in Washington State. The following counties in Washington State have the highest average salaries for school psychologists:

  1. King County - $79,290 per year
  2. Thurston County - $78,380 per year
  3. Clallam County - $73,240 per year

A school psychologist in the following counties in Washington State make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Columbia County - $61,970 per year
  2. Cowlitz County - $63,450 per year
  3. Kitsap County - $64,330 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in school psychology in Washington State and to compare salaries with various related fields such as educational leadership or speech therapy, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Master's Degree in School Psychology in Washington State
  • Doctoral Degree in School Psychology in Washington State

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,685 miles from location University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle WA 86.9578 45% 45,943
7,487 miles from location Washington State University Pullman WA 72.817 37% 26,101
7,628 miles from location Central Washington University Ellensburg WA 31.9043 40% 11,357
7,486 miles from location Eastern Washington University Cheney WA 59.4272 49% 11,300
7,686 miles from location Seattle University Seattle WA 70.3999 21% 7,751
7,687 miles from location Seattle Pacific University Seattle WA 68.9096 37% 4,000
 

Curious what studying School Psychology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Washington State

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 1,940 $73,140 -8.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are school psychology related jobs in Washington State