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Average Psychologist Salary in India

₹396,632
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
₹80,000
Bonus
₹55,000
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The average salary for a Psychologist in India is ₹396,632.
10%
₹176k
MEDIAN
₹397k
90%
₹2m
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₹176k - ₹2m
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₹2k - ₹986k
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What Do Psychologists Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Psychologists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Psychologists?

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 ₹290,874 based on 40 salaries. An early career Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹305,194 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹508,682 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹925,000 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Psychologist in their job title in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh earn an average of 126.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Delhi, Delhi (33.3% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (49.6% less), Mumbai, Maharashtra (14.3% less) and New Delhi, Delhi (13.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 174 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.0%
Early Career
51.1%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
4.0%

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