Child Psychologist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Child Psychologist is $71,783 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Child Psychologist Total Pay (?
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$35,876 - $103,042
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $71,782
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Child Psychologist Total Pay (?
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$14.90 - $122.55
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MEDIAN: $51.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$35,876 - $103,042  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,022  
Total Pay (?
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$35,694 - $144,259  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $122.55  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,022  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,694 - $144,259  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for Child Psychologist

  • Counsel patients and groups regarding problems.
  • Develop and evaluate treatment plans for children.
  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans and monitor effectiveness.
  • Manage caseload and documentation.
  • Accompany children through medical procedures.

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Experience Affects Child Psychologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$76,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 22%
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