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The average pay for a School Psychologist with school psychologist skills is $63,795 per year.

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$40,622 - $85,605
MEDIAN: $63,795

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Salary $40,622 - $85,605
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$38,885 - $85,393
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for School Psychologist

School psychologists work primarily in schools, as their title suggests, and their work focuses on assessing and interpreting students of the school to ensure they are receiving the best possible education suited to their needs. They also review test results, consult with parents and teachers, and generally observe students and their learning environments, and may be required to diagnose learning disorders, mental disabilities, and behavioral problems and work to resolve them.


School Psychologist Tasks

  • Develop, implement and monitor goals and objectives of the school and program
  • Work with parents in the development of each student
  • Administer diagnostic assessments and evaluate student performance

School Psychologist Job Listings

School Psychologist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

School Psychologist in North Platte:
"Work as a team."
Some school psychologists enter the job with the idea that they are the "end-all," "be-all" in a decision making process. You are part of a team! We may have the answers about a child's formal evaluation, but teachers spend the entire day with them. We have a snapshot of them for a short amount of time.

School Psychologist in New York:
""Non-profit" = "No profit", esp. For those who do most."

School Psychologist in Charlotte:
Pros: I help children and parents of military families on a daily bases with extreme issues.
Cons: I need more education and better pay.

School Psychologist in Los Angeles:
Take the job day to day don't stress. Be organized and don't put off work that you can do today for tomorrow.

School Psychologist in Kalamazoo:
"Mainly evaluating students who may need special education."
Pros: Helping children with mental health issues.
Cons: The counseling portion.

School Psychologist in Boise:
Must be a team player and love helping children who may have special needs!

School Psychologist in Philadelphia:
"Study, Work And Then Study Some More."
You should enjoy writing and it helps if you don't have your heart set on clinical work.

Key Stats for School Psychologist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 92%
no benefits