Average Early-Career Psychologist with Forensic Psychology Skills Salary

$71,317
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$921
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The average salary for an Early-Career Psychologist with Forensic Psychology skills is $71,317.
10%
$45k
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$71k
90%
$103k
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$45k - $103k
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$50 - $10k
Total Pay
$42k - $109k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Psychologist

Skills in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Supervision, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Clinical Research 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 $66,602 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,915 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,743 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,295.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 95 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
40.0%
Late Career
34.7%