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Psychologist Salaries

Average Salaries of Different Psychologist Jobs


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Have you ever wondered how much money psychologists earn each year? Salaries actually vary widely depending upon educational level, specialty area and years of experience. Some individuals working in the field of psychology earn around $30,000 a year, while others earn six-figure salaries. The following are some of the average salaries for different psychology jobs.

Salaries for Various Psychology Jobs

Career Counselor: $46,000

Clinical Psychologist: $63,000

Cognitive Psychologist: $55,000

Counselor: $47,530

Developmental Psychologist: $56,500

Engineering Psychologist: $79,818

Experimental Psychologist: $56,500

Forensic Psychologist: $59,440

Health Psychologist: $40,000 (entry-level) to $85,000 (advanced-level)

Industrial-Organizational Psychologist: $97,820

Psychiatrist: $144,020

Neuropsychologist: $79,570

School Counselor: $53,750

School Psychologist: $59,440

Social Worker: $43,040

Sports Psychologist: $54,000

Substance Abuse Counselor: $59,460


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2006-07 Edition, Psychologists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos056.htm

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