Psychometrician Salary

Median pay for Psychometricians in the United States is around $75K per year. Most Psychometricians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$35,818 - $112,607
(Median)
$36K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,157
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$11.88 - $27.82
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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Salary
$35,818 - $112,607  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,978  
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$30,809 - $111,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $27.82  
   
Overtime
$20.49 - $37.50  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,978  
   
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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$30,809 - $111,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Psychometrician

Psychometricians are responsible for creating, administering, and reviewing tests that measure a person's psychological attributes. Psychometrics refers to a systematized process of measuring a person's intellectual capability and thought processes. Psychometricians are the scientists behind this process. Psychometric tests may be used for personal use, or they could be administered at a broader level. These tests could be used for school curricula, career aptitude assessment, and clinical studies. The specific work performed by a psychometrician can vary, as personality tests can be administered in a variety of ways. Some are in the form of multiple choice questions, while others may ask for essays and situational items. These tests aim to personally help people understand their personality and intellectual capacity and compare themselves to other groups. They may also be used to modify school curriculum, offer career-related advice, or evaluate a person's mental health. Additionally, they could help give scientists a greater understanding of how the human mind works and further the advancement of psychological science.

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Psychometrician Tasks

  • Analyze survey and questionnaire results.
  • Perform clinical interviews and administer neuropsychological tests.
  • Develop surveys and questionnaires for educational and psychological scales and tests.
  • Ensure validity and reliability of survey results.

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Experience Affects Psychometrician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 19%
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