Forensic Psychologist with Forensic Psychology Skills Salary

Average Forensic Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills make around $65K per year. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Female Forensic Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,537 - $113,615
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$65K
$110K
MEDIAN: $64,765
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$14.68 - $102.13
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MEDIAN: $29.68
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$41,537 - $113,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,226  
Total Pay (?
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$41,791 - $119,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $102.13  
   
Overtime
$15.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $13,226  
   
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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$41,791 - $119,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay by Experience Level for Forensic Psychologist

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Forensic Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $62K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $78K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $85K in this role. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $121K.

Key Stats for Forensic Psychologist

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Forensic Psychologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲74%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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