Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for industrial-organizational psychologists in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of industrial-organizational psychologists among California 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 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,940
25th Percentile Wage
$69,560
50th Percentile Wage
$81,570
75th Percentile Wage
$174,990
90th Percentile Wage
$164,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for industrial-organizational psychologists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $164,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of industrial-organizational psychologists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2015
$81,570
-7.77% -27.78%
2014
$87,910
-18.56% -
2013
$104,230
- -




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