Average Experienced Psychologist with Patient Counseling Skills Salary

$80,383
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$4,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Psychologist with Patient Counseling skills is $80,383.
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MEDIAN $80,383
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Salary
$46k - $100k
Bonus
$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$48k - $365k

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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

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Psychologist
Clinical Psychologist
School Psychologist
Psychotherapist
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Popular Skills for Psychologist

Skills in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Supervision, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Forensic Psychology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Psychologist

An entry-level Psychologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,213 based on 7 salaries. An early career Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,032 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,923 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,671.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.0%
Early Career
44.9%
Mid Career
21.8%
Late Career
24.4%