Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Neuropsychologist is $95,000
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Neuropsychologists?
An early career Neuropsychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $85,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Neuropsychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Neuropsychologists Do?
A neuropsychologist is a psychologist specializing in the physical structure of the brain and how behaviors, mental abilities, and emotions relate to the brain and its systems. They are generally called upon to evaluate brain function when brain injury is obvious (as in physical trauma) or impairment is suspected due to aging, illness, or as a result of treatment. Patients' current faculty is evaluated through a series of tests involving such functions as memory, recognition, following …Read more
- Perform psychological assessments of individuals, proposing treatment plans.
- Document patient interactions, treatments, and reactions to comply with all applicable regulations.
- Analyze treatment methods and successes and publish research to advance the field.
- Work with patients and their support network to achieve goals in treatment plans and identify services and tools.