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Psychometrist Salary

The average Psychometrist in the United States earns approximately $16.96 per hour. Compensation ranges between $12.68 per hour and $25.07. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Psychometrists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. While some workers in this profession — approximately one-third — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and just over a half have dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,567 - $54,184
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$30K
$40K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,967
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$12.68 - $25.07
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,567 - $54,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
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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$27,390 - $54,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.68 - $25.07  
   
Overtime
$20.18 - $29.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
   
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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$27,390 - $54,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 166

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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 and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $36K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $40K on average. Psychometrists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $43K. Psychometrists who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $55K.

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Experience Affects Psychometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 33%
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