Average Mid-Career Psychologist Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$79,678
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Psychologist in Boston, Massachusetts is $79,678.
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$47k
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$95k
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MEDIAN $79,678
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$47k - $95k
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$47k - $95k

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Job Description for Psychologist

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Psychologist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Psychologist
Clinical Psychologist
School Psychologist
Psychotherapist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Psychologist

An early career Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $74,558 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $124,500.
Employees with Psychologist in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (13.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (8.4% less) and San Diego, California (5.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
80.6%
Late Career
19.4%