Average Early-Career Child Psychologist Salary

$68,354
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$4,880
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The average salary for an Early-Career Child Psychologist is $68,354.
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$40k
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$68k
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$93k
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MEDIAN $68,354
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Salary
$40k - $93k
Bonus
$254 - $20k
Total Pay
$39k - $97k

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Job Description for Child Psychologist

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Child Psychologist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Child Psychologist

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 $66,552 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Child Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,974 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Child Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,713 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,000.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 108 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.1%
Mid Career
38.9%
Experienced
23.1%
Late Career
14.8%