Forensic Psychologist with Forensic Psychology Skills Salary

Forensic Psychologists with Forensic Psychology skills pull down an average of $76K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,315 - $118,682
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$72K
$120K
MEDIAN: $71,960
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$12.16 - $292.33
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MEDIAN: $29.76
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$0$127K
Salary $39,315 - $118,682
Bonus $0.00 - $14,094
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,136 - $127,943
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78
Hourly Data $0$292
Hourly Rate $12.16 - $292.33
Overtime $15.00
Annual Data $0$127K
Bonus $0.00 - $14,094
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,136 - $127,943
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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Pay by Experience Level for Forensic Psychologist

Pay by Experience for a Forensic Psychologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Forensic Psychologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Forensic Psychologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Forensic Psychologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 23 salaries. A Forensic Psychologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Forensic Psychologist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Forensic Psychologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲72%

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 14%
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