Boston, MA (population: 610,407) has four industrial organizational psychology schools within its city limits. Northeastern University, the highest ranked school in the city with an industrial organizational psychology program, has a total student population of 27,537. It is the 56th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University). To learn more about industrial organizational psychology programs in Boston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of industrial organizational psychology professors at Northeastern University such as William Quill.
Industrial Organizational Psychology students from Boston schools who go on to become industrial organizational psychologists, organizational psychologists, clinical psychologists, counseling psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,710 people working as industrialorganizational psychologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $102,570. Also, Psychology teachers make on average $72,140 per year and there are about 33,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area alone, there are 770 employed psychology teachers earning an average salary of $79,190. Industrialorganizational psychologists in this area earn $87,150/yr and there are 150 employed.
Boston lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.091 out of every 1000 jobs in Boston are held by industrialorganizational psychologists, and 0.454/1000 are held by psychology teachers.
Of the 4 industrial organizational psychology schools in Boston, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr) for industrial organizational psychology students, with Emerson College as the lowest, reported at only $27,908/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Boston|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||7.8 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||25.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||30.1 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||41.2 miles|