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Average Clinical Psychologist Salary

$80,093
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,036
Bonus
$25,000
Commission
$2,250
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The average salary for a Clinical Psychologist is $80,093.
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$50k
MEDIAN
$80k
90%
$113k
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$50k - $113k
Bonus
$718 - $12k
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$507 - $57k
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$0 - $25k
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$51k - $140k
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What Do Clinical Psychologists Do?

Job Satisfaction for Clinical Psychologist

4.1 out of 5
(190)
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The top respondents for the job title Clinical Psychologist are from the companies Self-Employed, CHE and Medoptions Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is $135,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include U.S. Air Force (USAF) and Kaiser Permanente, earning around $108,694 and $104,760, respectively. Catholic Charities pays the lowest at around $66,226. CHE and Medoptions Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $82,304 and $83,758, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Clinical Psychologists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Psychologists?

An entry-level Clinical Psychologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,638 based on 70 salaries. An early career Clinical Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,285 based on 714 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,368 based on 400 salaries. An experienced Clinical Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,071 based on 389 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $94,541.
Employees with Clinical Psychologist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 6.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.4% less), Los Angeles, California (5.3% less) and San Diego, California (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,899 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.7%
Early Career
37.6%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
20.5%
Late Career
17.2%