The average salary for a Psychologist in India is Rs 490,449.
MEDIAN Rs 490,449
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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…Read more
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Psychologist
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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