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2021 Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in Ohio

3,520 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,983 Avg Salary
$25,873 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in OhioOut of the 34 majors we analyze each year, psychology was ranked 8th in Ohio. In fact, 3,520 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.8% of all the psychology bachelor's degrees in the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Psychology Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

For this year's Highest Paid Psychology Graduates in Ohio ranking, we looked at 34 colleges that offer a bachelor's in psychology.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do Psychology Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, psychology majors from schools in Ohio earn an average salary of $26,983 per year. That's not so great, since it is 32% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $28,141 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in psychology.

Average Salary for Psychology Graduates from Schools in Ohio  26,983
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54,000
Average Salary for Psychology Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,141
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54,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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54,000

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2021 Highest Paid Psychology Grads in Ohio

The highest paid psychology majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Psychology Graduates in Ohio

#1

Franklin University

Columbus, OH

Franklin University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Franklin University is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Columbus.

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Kenyon College

Gambier, OH

Kenyon College landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid psychology school. Kenyon is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Gambier.

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University of Cincinnati - Main Campus comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. UC is a very large public school located in the large city of Cincinnati.

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Cedarville University

Cedarville, OH

Cedarville University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Cedarville, Cedarville is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Otterbein University

Westerville, OH

Otterbein University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Westerville, Otterbein is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Our rankings recognize Miami University - Oxford as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Oxford, Miami University - Oxford is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Ohio State University - Main Campus comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Columbus, Ohio State is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ohio State University - Mansfield Campus. Ohio State University - Mansfield Campus is a small public school located in the rural area of Mansfield.

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Ohio State University - Marion Campus landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid psychology school. Located in the distant town of Marion, Ohio State University - Marion Campus is a public college with a small student population.

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Ohio State University - Lima Campus earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. Ohio State University - Lima Campus is a small public school located in the rural area of Lima.

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Best Psychology Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 3,223
Illinois 34 4,079
Indiana 33 2,463
Wisconsin 31 2,087

Psychology Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Psychology 3,372
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 78
Child Development & Psychology 51
Other Psychology 19

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 4,508
Education 4,322
Communication & Journalism 3,878
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 1,091
History 814

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Nevit Dilmen.

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