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 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 Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,570
25th Percentile Wage
$50,520
50th Percentile Wage
$58,540
75th Percentile Wage
$69,960
90th Percentile Wage
$92,890

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 $92,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,570.

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
$58,540
-0.51% -2.37%
2016
$58,840
2.84% -
2015
$57,170
-0.68% -
2014
$57,560
-4.48% -
2013
$60,140
0.35% -
2012
$59,930
- -

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 $48,370 to $64,440. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Alabama is Tuscaloosa with a median annual salary of $64,440. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Dothan (mean annual salary $62,860). The lowest paying area is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $48,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tuscaloosa
$64,440
Dothan
$62,860
Birmingham-Hoover
$60,500
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$58,370
Montgomery
$57,790
Mobile
$56,880
Auburn-Opelika
$56,220
Huntsville
$48,370




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