Average Early-Career Forensic Psychologist with Forensic Psychology Skills Salary

$67,399
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$3,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Forensic Psychologist with Forensic Psychology skills is $67,399.
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$39k
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$67k
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$96k
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MEDIAN $67,399
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Salary
$39k - $96k
Bonus
$1 - $13k
Total Pay
$37k - $98k

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Job Description for Forensic Psychologist

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Popular Skills for Forensic Psychologist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Forensic Psychologist

An entry-level Forensic Psychologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,418 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Forensic Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,868 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Forensic Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,545 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $116,365.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 82 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.6%
Mid Career
34.1%
Experienced
32.9%
Late Career
18.3%

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