Average Psychologist Salary in India

Rs 490,449
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Rs 49,132
Rs 55,000
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The average salary for a Psychologist in India is Rs 490,449.
Rs 193k
Rs 490k
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MEDIAN Rs 490,449
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Rs 193k - Rs 1m
Rs 986 - Rs 710k
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Rs 205k - Rs 2m

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Job Description for Psychologist

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.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Psychologist

Skills in Patient Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Counseling and Clinical Psychology.

Pay by Experience Level for Psychologist

An entry-level Psychologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 318,000 based on 39 salaries. An early career Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 380,000 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 534,368 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 925,000 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Psychologist in their job title in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh earn an average of 83.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Delhi, Delhi (7.8% more) and New Delhi, Delhi (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mumbai, Maharashtra (26.6% less) and Bangalore, Karnataka (17.0% less).

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