The average salary for an Early-Career Child Psychologist is $68,354.
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Job Description for Child Psychologist
Child psychologists/therapists diagnose and treat children 17 years old or younger who have mental, social, behavioral, or emotional problems. They are counseling professionals and highly-trained specialists who use a multidisciplinary approach which takes into consideration the child's home, school, and social environment. Their work environment may range from a school setting to a large clinic or private practice, and their common goal is to make helpful decisions for the betterment of their p…Read more
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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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