The average salary for a School Psychologist with Counseling skills in Chicago, Illinois is $55,078.
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$52k - $59k
$52k - $59k
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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. To best meet the …Read more
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
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Popular Skills for School Psychologist
Skills that pay less than market rate include Crisis Intervention, Cognitive Assessment, Clinical Psychology and Childhood Education.
Pay by Experience Level for School Psychologist
An entry-level School Psychologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,863 based on 5 salaries. An early career School Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,033 based on 6 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with School Psychologist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 55.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (40.7% more) and New York, New York (11.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (2.3% less).
Years of Experience
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