Psychometrist Salary

An average Psychometrist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $16.89 per hour. Compensation ranges between $12.66 per hour and $24.87. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Psychometrists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (84 percent) of Psychometrists who took the survey are female. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, approximately one-third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by over one-half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,695 - $53,363
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,891
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$12.66 - $24.87
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,695 - $53,363  
   
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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$27,521 - $53,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.66 - $24.87  
   
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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$27,521 - $53,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163
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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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average inexperienced worker earns $35K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $40K. Psychometrists bring in $45K after working for 10 to 20 years. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $54K on average.

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Experience Affects Psychometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
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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