Neuropsychologist Salary

The average pay for a Neuropsychologist is $89,866 per year.
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$56,221 - $124,620
$56K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,866
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$29.09 - $102.13
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MEDIAN: $47.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,221 - $124,620  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
Total Pay (?
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$58,197 - $132,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 197
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$29.09 - $102.13  
   
Overtime
$65.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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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$58,197 - $132,959  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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

  • Perform psychological assessments of individuals, proposing treatment plans.
  • Document patient interactions, treatments, and reactions to comply with all applicable regulations.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Neuropsychologist

Pay by Experience for a Neuropsychologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Neuropsychologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Neuropsychologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Neuropsychologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 54 salaries. A Neuropsychologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 45 salaries.

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Key Stats for Neuropsychologist

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Neuropsychologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$92,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Neuropsychologist Salaries

Clinical Psychology
▼0%

Neuropsychology
▼0%

National Average
$92,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 16%