School Psychologist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$69,000
$53,000
Min 10%
$69,000
Median 50%
$89,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
San Mateo
Highest Paying City
Salinas, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
6.5 years
How much does a school psychologist make?
School Psychologists in America make an average salary of $69,402 per year or $33.37 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $89,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $53,000 per year. Most School Psychologist jobs are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. The best states for high paying School Psychologist jobs are California, Nevada, Alaska, Utah, and Oregon. The typical tenure for a School Psychologist is 6.5 years.

Average School Psychologist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a School Psychologist in the United States is $69,402 per year or $33.37 per hour. The city with the highest School Psychologist salary is Salinas, CA at $91,105 per year. The average entry-level salary in Salinas, CA is $64,000. California, Nevada, Alaska, Utah, and Oregon are the highest paying states. Maine, Tennessee, Kansas, Arizona, and Indiana have the lowest reported salaries for School Psychologists.

Map of School Psychologist Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average School Psychologist Salary By Company

School Psychologists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. School Psychologists at San Mateo and Kaiser Permanente report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Educational Testing Service and Supplemental Health Care pay their School Psychologists very well.

Average School Psychologist Pay By Industry

Wages for School Psychologists can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Utilities companies, Non Profits companies, and Education companies pay their School Psychologists well. Salaries for School Psychologists in Utilities companies average $74,226 annually, while Non Profits companies and Education companies pay $72,513 and $67,828, respectively. The average salary for School Psychologists in the Government industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $60,555.
Industry
Average Salary
Utilities
Utilities
$74,226
$74k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$72,513
$73k
Education
Education
$67,828
$68k
Government
Government
$60,555
$61k

School Psychologist Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

School Psychologist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a School Psychologist can range from $68,162 to $99,283 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added School Psychologist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Careerstaff Unlimited
School Psychologist
04/17/2020
$89,741
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04/15/2020
$20,870
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04/09/2020
$73,045
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04/02/2020
$29,062
Careerstaff Unlimited
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03/26/2020
$67,500
Careerstaff Unlimited
School Psychologist
03/25/2020
$104,350
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School Psychologist
03/25/2020
$89,741
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03/25/2020
$125,220
Careerstaff Unlimited
School Psychologist-Lssp-Schools
03/20/2020
$104,350
School Psychologist for The Academic School Year
03/20/2020
$81,667
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