Psychometrist Salary

The average Psychometrist in the United States earns approximately $17.22 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. For the most part, Psychometrists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Psychometrists who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 84 percent. Although more than half have medical coverage and slightly less than one-half have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,195 - $59,914
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MEDIAN: $41,486
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$13.10 - $24.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,195 - $59,914  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,925  
Profit Sharing
$125.00  
Total Pay (?
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$29,092 - $53,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.10 - $24.34  
   
Overtime
$20.88 - $36.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,925  
   
Profit Sharing
$125.00  
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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$29,092 - $53,910  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 137

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Psychometrist

Pay by Experience for a Psychometrist has a positive trend. An entry-level Psychometrist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 155 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Psychometrist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Psychometrist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 21 salaries. A Psychometrist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Psychometrist

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Psychometrist Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Experienced
▲35%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 36%