Psychometrist Salary

Psychometrists in the United States take home an average $17.04 per hour. Earnings sit near $12.70 per hour on the lower side but can approach $25.31 on the higher side. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Psychometrists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The majority of Psychometrists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,935 - $54,934
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,561
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$12.70 - $25.31
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$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 (?
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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.


For many Psychometrists, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $36K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $41K. Psychometrists see a median salary of $49K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $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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