Psychometrist Salary

Earnings for Psychometrists in the United States come in at around $17.04 per hour on average. Compensation ranges between $12.70 per hour and $25.31. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Psychometrists (84 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to a third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,935 - $54,934
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,561
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$12.70 - $25.31
(Median)
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,935 - $54,934  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,445  
Profit Sharing
$2,050  
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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$27,603 - $54,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.70 - $25.31  
   
Overtime
$20.03 - $30.61  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,445  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,050  
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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$27,603 - $54,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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Job Description for Psychometrist

A psychometrist uses their training and/or experience in psychology to specialize in tests and measurements. They may administer and score tests that evaluate the cognitive, behavioral, academic, neuropsychological, or emotional status of a patient. They accurately record responses and take note of any behaviors that could affect test results. Aside from testing, a psychometrist may also be responsible for building rapport with a patient and motivating them to participate in the tests, encouraging optimal results. It is not uncommon for a psychometrist to also perform clerical duties such as typing, billing and coding, and testing and procuring office supplies.

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Psychometrist Tasks

  • Perform and score psychological testing of patients.
  • Write evaluation reports under supervision of Psychologist.
  • Conduct interviews and observe behaviors for selection and evaluation purposes.

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Pay by Experience Level for Psychometrist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Psychometrists who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $41K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $36K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Psychometrists make a median salary of $49K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $55K.

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Experience Affects Psychometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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