Psychometrist Salary

Average Psychometrists in the United States make around $16.82 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $12.62 per hour, and the top verges on $24.78. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Approximately one-third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. Women make up the vast majority of Psychometrists (84 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Psychometrists. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,726 - $53,702

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$12.62 - $24.78

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,726 - $53,702  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,980  
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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$27,502 - $53,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.62 - $24.78  
   
Overtime
$20.11 - $29.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,980  
   
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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$27,502 - $53,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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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 Psychometrists, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $35K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $40K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $45K. As Psychometrists reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $52K.

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Experience Affects Psychometrist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 33%
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