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Psychometrist Salary (United States)

The average Psychometrist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $16.71 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $12.03 per hour and $24.18. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Psychometrists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one in three lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and just over a half have dental, too. The vast majority of Psychometrists (83 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Psychometrist Salary (?
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$29,252 - $53,901
(Median)
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54K
MEDIAN: $39,010
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Psychometrist Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$12.03 - $24.18
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,252 - $53,901  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,923  
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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$26,131 - $53,139  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.03 - $24.18  
   
Overtime
$19.96 - $29.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,923  
   
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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$26,131 - $53,139  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $35K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $40K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $42K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $51K.

Pay Difference By Location

Atlanta
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Milwaukee
up arrow 14%
St. Louis
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National Average
$36,000
Madison
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Dallas
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With a pay rate for Psychometrists that is 37 percent greater than the national average, Atlanta offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Psychometrists will also find cushy salaries in Milwaukee (+14 percent) and St. Louis (+13 percent). Dallas ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 4 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Psychometrist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$36,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 33%