Forensic Psychologist with Forensic Psychology Skills Salary

Pay for Forensic Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills sits in the ballpark of $64K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Forensic Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills survey respondents are women (75 percent). It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,065 - $115,369
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$64K
$120K
MEDIAN: $64,148
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$14.79 - $101.37
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MEDIAN: $30.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$41,065 - $115,369  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,178  
Total Pay (?
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$41,532 - $125,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $101.37  
   
Overtime
$15.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,178  
   
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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$41,532 - $125,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $62K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $79K on average. For Forensic Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $90K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $125K on average.

Key Stats for Forensic Psychologist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Forensic Psychologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲80%

Experienced
▲30%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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