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Average Child Psychologist Salary

$68,611
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$2,501
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The average salary for a Child Psychologist is $68,611.
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$41k
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$69k
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$95k
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What Do Child Psychologists Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Child Psychologists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Child Psychologists?

An entry-level Child Psychologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,771 based on 22 salaries. An early career Child Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,130 based on 94 salaries. A mid-career Child Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,974 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Child Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,497 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,000.
Employees with Child Psychologist in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 28.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (27.5% more) and Fort Worth, Texas (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8.2% less), New York, New York (3.7% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 185 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.9%
Early Career
50.8%
Mid Career
17.8%
Experienced
10.8%
Late Career
8.6%