Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists among Alaska cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,300
25th Percentile Wage
$62,330
50th Percentile Wage
$82,720
75th Percentile Wage
$112,810
90th Percentile Wage
$186,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $186,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,720
6.38% 25.57%
2016
$77,440
10.40% -
2015
$69,390
4.28% -
2014
$66,420
7.18% -
2013
$61,650
0.13% -
2012
$61,570
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Alaska ranges from $38,620 to $84,710. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Alaska is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $84,710. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $75,560). The lowest paying area is Fairbanks with a median annual salary of $38,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$84,710
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$75,560
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$68,570
Fairbanks
$38,620




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