Psychologist Salary

A Psychologist earns an average salary of $73,225 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Patient Counseling, Psychological Testing, and Autism.

$44,389 - $112,384
$44K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,172
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$15.39 - $145
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$0$127K
Salary $44,389 - $112,384
Bonus $0.00 - $10,161
Profit Sharing $485 - $25,760
Commission $15,000
Total Pay (?
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$42,547 - $127,349
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,278
Hourly Data $0$145
Hourly Rate $15.39 - $145
Hourly Tips $9.52
Overtime $9.93 - $104
Annual Data $0$127K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,161
Commission $15,000
Profit Sharing $485 - $25,760
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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$42,547 - $127,349
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 436

Job Description for Psychologist

Psychologists employ their education and knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) to provide diagnostic interviews, psychological testing, and individual and group psychotherapy. They may work as part of a multidisciplinary team, and consult with other professionals regarding patient care. These other professionals vary depending upon the type of psychologist. For instance, a school psychologist may work with teachers, social workers, counselors, and doctors. Psychologists may also communicate with family members and other care providers. Additionally, they conduct a significant amount of verbal interviews, as well as collaboration with other professionals; report writing is extensive and need to be clear as a medical record, as well as for other care providers when necessary.

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Psychologist Tasks

  • Conduct psychological exams, providing recommendations about courses of treatment and diagnosis.
  • Participate in and recruit for applied research in psychology.
  • Respond to crises with appropriate interventions and change treatment plans to respond to changing circumstances.
  • Administer and interpret psychological tests and measurements, and document results internally and for patients.
  • Guide patients through treatment regimens like behavior modification, psychotherapy, and group therapy.

Psychologist Pay By Employer

$0$174K

Self-Employed
23 profiles
$119,089

$91,902

$95,000

$110,046

Corizon
5 profiles
$72,348

Common Career Paths for Psychologist


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Popular Skills for Psychologist

Pay by Experience Level for Psychologist

Pay by Experience for a Psychologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Psychologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 790 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Psychologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 394 salaries. An experienced Psychologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 350 salaries. A Psychologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 255 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,019

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Psychologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Psychologist?

Psychologist in Macclenny:
"Psy.D. Salary in Macclenny."
Pros: Seeing patients display acceptable behavior.
Cons: Bureaucracy.

Psychologist in Tacoma:
Pros: Work independently.
Cons: Too many cases and reports.

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Key Stats for Psychologist

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 275 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Psychologist Salaries

▲28%

▲17%

▲6%

National Average
$76,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Psychologist Salaries

Patient Counseling
▲13%

Psychological Testing
▲10%

Autism
▲9%

Health Psychology
▲7%





Neuropsychology
▼0%

National Average
$76,000

Assessment
▼7%

▼9%

Eating Disorders
▼20%

Group Therapy
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 275 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 25%