Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists amongst Alabama metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,230
25th Percentile Wage
$49,670
50th Percentile Wage
$58,840
75th Percentile Wage
$74,270
90th Percentile Wage
$110,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.86
25th Percentile Wage
$23.88
50th Percentile Wage
$28.29
75th Percentile Wage
$35.71
90th Percentile Wage
$53.29

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $53.29. The median hourly salary is $28.29. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.86.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,8402.84%-1.85%
201557,170-0.68%-
201457,560-4.48%-
201360,1400.35%-
201259,930--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Alabama ranges from $48,410 to $67,580. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $67,580. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Tuscaloosa (mean annual salary $65,410). The lowest paying area is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $48,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$67,580
Tuscaloosa
$65,410
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$61,800
Mobile
$56,650
Auburn-Opelika
$56,220
Montgomery
$55,460
Huntsville
$48,410


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