Average Forensic Psychologist with Forensic Psychology Skills Salary

$72,377
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$3,000
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The average salary for a Forensic Psychologist with Forensic Psychology skills is $72,377.
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MEDIAN $72,377
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$40k - $108k
Bonus
$200 - $15k
Total Pay
$40k - $125k

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Job Description for Forensic Psychologist

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Forensic Psychologist

Skills in Clinical Psychology, Leadership and Legal Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Counseling and 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 $58,165 based on 39 salaries. An early career Forensic Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,399 based on 97 salaries. A mid-career Forensic Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,544 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Forensic Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,545 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $113,322.
Employees with Forensic Psychologist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 30.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (24.3% more) and Houston, Texas (17.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (30.9% less), Boston, Massachusetts (15.8% less) and Miami, Florida (15.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 222 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.6%
Early Career
43.7%
Mid Career
18.0%
Experienced
14.4%
Late Career
6.3%

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