How much does a Psychologist make? The average Psychologist salary is $76,019 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $65,783 and $85,866. 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. 

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The Stepping Stones Group - Petersburg , VA
School Psychologist Positions Available Now - Petersburg, VA The Stepping Stones Group is currently interviewing School Psychologists like YOU for the 2020-2021 School Year Join us in our mission to ...
The Stepping Stones Group - 82 days ago
Careerbuilder-US - Portsmouth , VA
D.) in Psychology or a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D) degree from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited university or professional school. Additionally, must have completed a one year ...
Nexxt - 54 days ago
Psychogeriatric Services - Leesburg , VA
... Psychologist, Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, Group Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Intake Assessments, Mental Health Assessment, Psychosocial Assessment, Individual and Group ...
iHire - 81 days ago
Were looking for an exceptional School Psychologist for a full-time school-based position in Greenbush, VA. This is a district employee position working with a supportive and collaborative district
Capital Markets Placement - 4 days ago
ProCare Therapy - Fairfax , VA
We currently have a full or part time opening for a Virtual School Psychologist at a school district in Virginia. Details & Requirements: * Licensed as an School Psychologist in Virginia (Interns ...
Soliant - 6 days ago
ProCare Therapy - Charlottesville , VA
Full Time Virtual School Psychologist Opportunity in Virginia Are you an experienced school psychologist in Virginia looking for a chance to work from home? We have the perfect job for you! This is ...
Soliant - 21 days ago

Psychologist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Psychologist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Psychologist in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $95,024
Washington, DC $84,624
Miami, FL $74,005
Chicago, IL $80,648
Boston, MA $85,651
New York, NY $91,451
Dallas, TX $75,525
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What is the average salary for Psychologist in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Psychologist in the United States. The base salary for Psychologist ranges from $65,783 to $85,866 with the average base salary of $76,019. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $68,349 to $90,534 with the average total cash compensation of $78,922.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $76,019 $65,783 - $85,866
Bonus $2,903 $2,566 - $4,668
Total Pay $78,922 $68,349 - $90,534
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What's the difference between Psychologist - M.A. and Psychologist?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Psychologist is $76,019, and the average salary of Psychologist - M.A. is $90,793. The average salary of Psychologist - M.A. is higher than Psychologist. ( 2020-10-28 )
I am a Psychologist, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Psychologist. a Psychologist Salary in New Britain, CT is $82,101 as of October 28, 2020; a Psychologist Salary in Barnstable, MA is $80,164 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 )
Why does the salary of a Psychologist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 )
What are the Pay Factors for Psychologist?
Salary ranges for a Psychologist can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 )
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Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2020-10-28 )

Last Update: October 28, 2020