Clinical Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills can expect wages of $78K per year on average. Female Clinical Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly two-fifths.

$50,000 - $113,436
(Median)
$50K
$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,559
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50%
90%

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$25.00 - $47.93
(Median)
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$43
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MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$50,000 - $113,436  
   
Bonus
$4,913  
Total Pay (?
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$49,491 - $112,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$42.98  
   
Overtime
$12.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,913  
   
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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$49,491 - $112,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Psychologist

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $63K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $86K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Clinical Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $90K. Professionals with more than two decades of experience behind them enjoy a prosperous six-figure median salary of $103K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Psychologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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