How much does a Psychologist - M.A. make in the United States? The average Psychologist - M.A. salary in the United States is $98,896 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $83,581 and $111,949. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Psychologist - M.A. Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Psychologist - M.A. Salary $69,637 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Psychologist - M.A. Salary $83,581 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Psychologist - M.A. Salary $98,896 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Psychologist - M.A. Salary $111,949 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Psychologist - M.A. Salary $123,833 US April 24, 2024
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Scheduling 5.11%
Patient Care 2.48%
Social Work 1.14%
Others 91.27%

Job Description for Psychologist - M.A.

Psychologist - M.A. evaluates patients for mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders. Diagnoses disorders, including nature and extent, and determines the appropriate course of treatment for the patient. Being a Psychologist - M.A. uses talk therapy to treat patient illness or distress, cannot prescribe medication. Requires a master's degree in clinical psychology. Additionally, Psychologist - M.A. requires a valid state license to practice. Typically reports to a medical director. The Psychologist - M.A. work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. To be a Psychologist - M.A. typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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For Psychologist - M.A., the upper level is Psychologist - Ph.D. and then progresses to Psychological Services Director.

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Psychologist - M.A. salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Psychologist - M.A., the highest Psychologist - M.A. salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Psychologist - M.A. salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Psychologist - M.A. salary is in Miami, FL, where the Psychologist - M.A. salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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