Psychometrist Salary

For Psychometrists, hourly average wages total $17.61 per hour. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Psychometrists who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 81 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and approximately two in five receive dental plans. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$30,375 - $59,819
$30K
$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,949
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$13.35 - $24.96
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MEDIAN: $17.57
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$0$59K
Salary $30,375 - $59,819
Bonus $0.00 - $3,892
Profit Sharing $125
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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$29,073 - $55,099
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 169
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $13.35 - $24.96
Overtime $22.02 - $35.83
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,892
Profit Sharing $125
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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$29,073 - $55,099
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 279

Job Description for Psychometrist

A psychometrist uses their training and/or experience in psychology to specialize in tests and measurements. They may administer and score tests that evaluate the cognitive, behavioral, academic, neuropsychological, or emotional status of a patient. They accurately record responses and take note of any behaviors that could affect test results. Aside from testing, a psychometrist may also be responsible for building rapport with a patient and motivating them to participate in the tests, encouraging optimal results. It is not uncommon for a psychometrist to also perform clerical duties such as typing, billing and coding, and testing and procuring office supplies.

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Psychometrist Tasks

  • Conduct interviews and observe behaviors for selection and evaluation purposes
  • Write evaluation reports under supervision of Psychologist
  • Perform and score psychological testing of patients

Psychometrist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Psychometrist

Pay by Experience for a Psychometrist has a positive trend. An entry-level Psychometrist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 155 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Psychometrist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Psychometrist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 21 salaries. A Psychometrist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 12 salaries.

Psychometrist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Psychometrist?

Psychometrist in Lafayette:
"Great."
Pros: Helping families get the answers they desire.
Cons: Management, micromanaging, not allowed to do my job because of it. Super stressful, underappreciated and underpaid.

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Key Stats for Psychometrist

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Psychometrist Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 36%