Psychologist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$74,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$74,000
Median 50%
$98,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
HealthDrive
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
5.1 years
How much does a psychologist make?
Psychologists in the US make on average $75,063 annually or $36.09 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $98,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $57,000 per year. Most Psychologist jobs are in Health Care companies and Government companies. Nevada, Arizona, California, Maryland, and Maine are some of the states with the best Psychologist salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Psychologist is 5.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Psychologist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Psychologist in the United States is $75,063 per year or $36.09 per hour. Working in San Jose, CA as a Psychologist will pay you the highest wages at around $96,317 per year. The average starting salary in San Jose, CA for Psychologists is $61,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Psychologist salaries are Nevada, Arizona, California, Maryland, and Maine. The lowest earning states are Arkansas, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Georgia.

Map of Psychologist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Psychologists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Psychologist Salary By Company

Psychologists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Psychologists are Health Care companies and Government companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Psychologists are HealthDrive and Kaiser Permanente. Companies like Hartford HealthCare and Centene also report very competitive wages for Psychologists.

Psychologist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Psychologist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Psychologist, Correctional Healthcare
04/29/2020
$229,570
Psychologist
04/25/2020
$60,000
Psychologist
04/18/2020
$48,051
New York State Civil Service
Psychologist 2
04/13/2020
$73,284
Psychologist or 3
04/05/2020
$49,963
Psychologist
03/30/2020
$114,899
Psychologist, CA Corrections
03/28/2020
$139,829
New York State Civil Service
Psychologist 2, Central New York Psychiatric Center-Bedford Hills Satellite Unit, P20247
03/25/2020
$73,284
Psychologist Candidate
03/19/2020
$67,152
Psychologist 2
03/19/2020
$55,182
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