Clinical Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills take home approximately $79K per year on average. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over one in five lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Clinical Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills making up 70 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$51,981 - $113,763
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MEDIAN: $78,683
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$12.08 - $297.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$51,981 - $113,763  
   
Bonus
$4,913  
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$51,368 - $115,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $297.99  
   
Overtime
$12.00  
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Bonus
$4,913  
   
Total Pay (?
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$51,368 - $115,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Psychologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $62K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $91K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $90K in this role. Six-figure salaries aren't unusual for professionals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience; median compensation for this group sits in the range of $106K.

Key Stats for Clinical Psychologist

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Clinical Psychologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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