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Child Psychologist Salary

Median pay for Child Psychologists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $70K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Child Psychologists (84 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$35,911 - $100,334
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MEDIAN: $69,706
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$12.37 - $120.40
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MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data

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$35,911 - $100,334  
   
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$0.00 - $5,000  
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$35,457 - $135,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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$12.37 - $120.40  
   
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$0.00 - $5,000  
   
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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$35,457 - $135,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 19%