Psychometrist Salary

Average Psychometrists in the United States make around $17.00 per hour. Earnings sit near $12.62 per hour on the lower side but can approach $24.99 on the higher side. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the vast majority of Psychometrists (83 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — one-third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by over one-half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,680 - $53,344
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$30K
$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,815
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$12.62 - $24.99
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$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,680 - $53,344  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,100  
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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$27,575 - $53,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.62 - $24.99  
   
Overtime
$20.25 - $29.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,100  
   
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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$27,575 - $53,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Psychometrists. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $36K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $40K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Psychometrists make a median salary of $44K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $55K on average.

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Experience Affects Psychometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 33%
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