Pittsburgh has a total population of 334,563 and a student population of 87,948. Of these students, 10,294 are enrolled in schools that offer clinical psychology programs.
Duquesne University is the largest clinical psychology school in Pittsburgh, based on student population. In 2010, Duquesne University graduated approximately 9 students from its clinical psychology program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a clinical psychology degree in Pittsburgh. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,468 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for clinical psychology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,118.
If you decide to work as a clinical psychologist in Pittsburgh, your job prospects are good. There were 14,900 clinical psychologists working in Pennsylvania and 2,800 working in the greater Pittsburgh area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of clinical psychologists is expected to increase by 14% in Pittsburgh. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for clinical psychologists.
As a clinical psychologist in Pittsburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,840 per year. This is lower than the average salary for clinical psychologists in the state.