C$76,108
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$2,344

Profit Sharing

C$2,750

The average salary for a Psychologist is C$77,012 per year. A skill in Assessment is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$45,014 - C$120,964
C$45K
C$76K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$76,108
10%
50%
90%
C$25.53 - C$168
C$26
C$49
C$170
MEDIAN: C$48.69
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$174K
Salary C$45,014 - C$120,964
Bonus C$0.00 - C$11,878
Profit Sharing C$2,750
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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C$47,718 - C$174,996
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 241
Hourly Data C$0C$168
Hourly Rate C$25.53 - C$168
Hourly Tips C$5.88
Overtime C$35.00
Annual Data C$0C$174K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$11,878
Profit Sharing C$2,750
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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C$47,718 - C$174,996
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

Job Description for Psychologist

Psychologists employ their education and knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) to provide diagnostic interviews, psychological testing, and individual and group psychotherapy. They may work as part of a multidisciplinary team, and consult with other professionals regarding patient care. These other professionals vary depending upon the type of psychologist. For instance, a school psychologist may work with teachers, social workers, counselors, and doctors. Psychologists may also communicate with family members and other care providers. Additionally, they conduct a significant amount of verbal interviews, as well as collaboration with other professionals; report writing is extensive and need to be clear as a medical record, as well as for other care providers when necessary.

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Psychologist Tasks

  • Conduct psychological exams, providing recommendations about courses of treatment and diagnosis.
  • Participate in and recruit for applied research in psychology.
  • Respond to crises with appropriate interventions and change treatment plans to respond to changing circumstances.
  • Administer and interpret psychological tests and measurements, and document results internally and for patients.
  • Guide patients through treatment regimens like behavior modification, psychotherapy, and group therapy.

Psychologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Psychologist

Pay by Experience for a Psychologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Psychologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$74,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Psychologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$83,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Psychologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$99,000 based on 36 salaries. A Psychologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$122,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$82,468

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Psychologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Psychologist?

Psychologist in Montréal:
Pros: The freedom to plan my schedule and choose my clients.
Cons: It's stressful and you have to prioritize a lot.

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Key Stats for Psychologist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Psychologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

▲21%

▲1%

National Average
C$82,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Psychologist Salaries

Assessment
▲26%

Forensic Psychology
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
C$82,000

Clinical Psychology
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 32%