Educational Psychologist Salary in the United States

How much does an Educational Psychologist make in the United States? The average Educational Psychologist salary in the United States is $77,494 as of May 31, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $61,463 and $145,980. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Educational Psychologist?

An educational psychologist is a psychologist whose differentiating functions may include diagnostic and psycho-educational assessment, psychological counseling in educational communities (students, teachers, parents and academic authorities), community-type psycho-educational intervention, and mediation, coordination, and referral to other professionals, at all levels of the educational system. Many countries use this term to signify those who provide services to students, their teachers, and families while other countries use this term to signify academic expertise in teaching Educational Ps...

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Job Openings for Educational Psychologist
ProCare Therapy - Eaton Rapids , MI
ProCare Therapy is seeking to contract a School Psychologist for a 9 month contract position in a K-12 setting. This position is full-time in a school district near Eaton Rapids, MI. Minimum ...
Procare Therapy - 3 days ago
ProCare Therapy - Rossville , IN
An opening for a School Psychologist has become available in a primary education setting. This position offers a flexible schedule and the opportunity to collaborate with friendly and supportive ...
Procare Therapy - 3 days ago - Granite Falls , WA
June 2020 • PreK-2nd grade students In order to be considered, one must have: • Master's Degree in School Psychology and Educational Psychology • Active WA License and ESA For immediate ... - 6 days ago - Renton , WA
Multiple school positions (mileage reimbursed) Requirements: • Master's or Doctorate Degree in School Psychology or Educational Psychology • WA State license/Certification Interested in other ... - 10 days ago
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command - Fort Benning , GA
The course work must have included study in at least four of the following five areas: (1) Learning theory, psychology of learning, educational psychology: Study of learning theories as they relate ...
Nexxt - 5 days ago
LanguageLine Solutions - Portland , Oregon
Ability to provide cultural competency and assess regional and accent differences to find ways of communicating with the LEP. * Excellent listening, retention and note-taking skills to maintain a ...
Neuvoo - 7 days ago