Average Mid-Career Psychologist with Counseling Skills Salary

$78,293
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$2,250
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Psychologist with Counseling skills is $78,293.
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$51k
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$78k
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$103k
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MEDIAN $78,293
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Salary
$51k - $103k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$51k - $127k

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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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Popular Skills for Psychologist

Skills in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Supervision, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Clinical Research and Forensic Psychology are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $55,127 based on 46 salaries. An early career Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,367 based on 237 salaries. An experienced Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,888 based on 111 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,082.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Psychologist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (8.6% more) and New York, New York (5.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 471 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
50.3%
Experienced
23.6%
Late Career
16.3%