The average pay for a Neuropsychologist is $85,369 per year.Salary goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Neuropsychologist Total Pay (?
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$50,449 - $123,712
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MEDIAN: $85,368
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Neuropsychologist Total Pay (?
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$24.08 - $124.16
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$50,449 - $123,712  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,507  
Profit Sharing
$2.17 - $7,861  
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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$53,033 - $131,702  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$24.08 - $124.16  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,507  
   
Profit Sharing
$2.17 - $7,861  
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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$53,033 - $131,702  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 231
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Job Description for Neuropsychologist
A neuropsychologist is a psychologist specializing in the physical structure of the brain and how behaviors, mental abilities, and emotions relate to the brain and its systems. They are generally called upon to evaluate brain function when brain injury is obvious (as in physical trauma) or impairment is suspected due to aging, illness, or as a result of treatment. Patients' current faculty is evaluated through a series of tests involving such functions as memory, recognition, following directions, simple math, language, emotion, and other physical and mental attributes. A patient being evaluated by a neuropsychologist typically spends six to eight hours in initial evaluation, and subsequent examinations may be deemed necessary to evaluate progress or decline. The neuropsychologist also provides possible treatment options to specialists, therapists, and other relevant professionals.
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Neuropsychologist Tasks
  • Analyze treatment methods and successes and publish research to advance the field.
  • Work with patients and their support network to achieve goals in treatment plans and identify services and tools.
  • Perform psychological assessments of individuals, proposing treatment plans.
  • Document patient interactions, treatments, and reactions to comply with all applicable regulations.
Pay by Experience Level for Neuropsychologist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Neuropsychologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$87,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 13%
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