Salary for Clinical Psychologists

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Also known as: Child Psychologist, Child Psychometrist, Clinical Psychologist, Eating Disorder Psychologist, Educational Psychologist, Geropsychologist, Pediatric Psychologist, School Psychologist, School Psychometrist, Vocational Psychologist
Clinical psychologsits use a variety of diagnostic techniques, interviews with family and other relevant individuals, patient interviews, medical histories, and psychological tests in order to determine the presence of psychological disorders. These professionals may incorporate numerous treatment methods into their practices, and tailor treatment plans to meet patient needs and goals. They aim to help individuals become more well-adjusted in society. Additionally, they may consult with or be consulted by a patient's other physicians and/or therapists regarding care. Doctoral degrees are almost always required for this occupation, andadditional licensing may be required.

A Clinical Psychologist will most likely earn an average compensation that can range from 56000 - 84000 based on level of experience. Clinical Psychologists receive average salaries of Seventy Four Thousand Two Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Clinical Psychologists make the greatest compensation in New Jersey, which has an average pay rate of approximating $92380. People with this job title can expect the most salary in Other Services (except Public Administration), where they receive compensation, on average, of $94120.

The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for a Clinical Psychologist, please select your state.

ANNUAL SALARY

HOURLY RATE

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 21.97 percent nationwide in that time.
Clinical Psychologists tend to make the most in the following industries
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$94,120
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$81,180
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$76,190
Health Care and Social Assistance
$75,360
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$74,420
Public Administration
$72,820
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Finance and Insurance
$62,660
Educational Services
$70,020
Public Administration
$72,820
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$74,420
Health Care and Social Assistance
$75,360
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$76,190

SALARY COMPARISON BY STATE

HIGHEST PAYING

Clinical Psychologists have the highest average income in the following states
New Jersey
$92,380
Colorado
$90,130
California
$84,600
Ohio
$80,470
Rhode Island
$79,630
New York
$79,480
Delaware
$77,230

LOWEST PAYING

The following states have the lowest average wages for this career
Mississippi
$45,000
Montana
$47,500
West Virginia
$47,820
Puerto Rico
$50,310
Oklahoma
$54,250
North Dakota
$54,420
Kentucky
$54,970

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