Entry-Level Psychologist Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Psychologist is $64,023 per year. A skill in Forensic Psychology is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,893 - $91,425
$40K
$64K
$91K
MEDIAN: $64,023
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$13.61 - $99.43
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$33
$99
MEDIAN: $33.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$39,893 - $91,425  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$38,780 - $99,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 665
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$110$220$330
Hourly Rate
$13.61 - $99.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$13.04  
Overtime
$1.00 - $305.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$220K$440K$660K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
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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$38,780 - $99,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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National Average: $65,315

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Key Stats for Psychologist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Psychologist Salaries

Forensic Psychology
▲11%

Clinical Research
▲8%


Clinical Supervision
▲5%

National Average
$65,000

▼7%

Assessment
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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