The average salary for an Entry-Level Psychologist in India is Rs 302,524.
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Psychologist
An early career Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 329,697 based on 80 salaries. A mid-career Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 540,628 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 925,000 based on 8 salaries.
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Employees with Psychologist in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 395.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New Delhi, Delhi (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bangalore, Karnataka (50.4% less).
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