The average salary for an Entry-Level Psychologist is $62,707 per year. A skill in Forensic Psychology is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,798 - $91,382
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$40K
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$91K
MEDIAN: $62,706
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$13.53 - $98.38
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$98
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,798 - $91,382  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,807  
Profit Sharing
$3,375  
Commission
$12,000  
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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$38,922 - $98,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 684
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$140$280$420
Hourly Rate
$13.53 - $98.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$13.04  
Overtime
$0.21 - $391.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$280K$560K$840K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,807  
   
Commission
$12,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,375  
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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$38,922 - $98,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Skills That Affect Psychologist Salaries

Forensic Psychology
up arrow 12%

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 7%


Clinical Research
up arrow 6%

National Average
$64,000


Assessment
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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