Average Psychologist Salary in United Kingdom

£32,175
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£250
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The average salary for a Psychologist in United Kingdom is £32,175.
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£20k
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£32k
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£59k
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MEDIAN £32,175
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Salary
£20k - £59k
Bonus
£0 - £3k
Total Pay
£20k - £61k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Psychologist

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Psychologist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Psychologist
Clinical Psychologist
Forensic Psychologist
Human Resources (HR) Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Psychologist

Skills in Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Patient Counseling, Research Analysis and Forensic Psychology are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 £26,626 based on 14 salaries. An early career Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,762 based on 73 salaries. A mid-career Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £42,022 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £50,871 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £36,000.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 143 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
51.0%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
16.1%
Late Career
3.5%