Must-Know Forensic Psychology Statistics [Current Data]

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"Forensic psychology is predicted to grow by 14% from 2016 to 2026."

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"Approximately 34% of forensic psychologists work in academia."

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"Around 46% hold a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in forensic psychology."

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"Female forensic psychologists make up 60% of the profession."

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"Over 50% of forensic psychologists have between 1 and 10 years of experience in the field."

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"The average salary for a forensic psychologist in the United States is $82,110 per year."

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"There are 43 accredited Master’s programs for forensic psychology in the United States."

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"The Forensic Psychology Division 41 of the American Psychological Association has over 3,000 members."

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"62.5% of forensic psychologists hold licensure as psychologists."

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"Only 4% of forensic psychologists specialize solely in the civil field."

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