Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists amongst Connecticut 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 Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,220
25th Percentile Wage
$67,310
50th Percentile Wage
$85,720
75th Percentile Wage
$100,570
90th Percentile Wage
$121,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,220.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.59
25th Percentile Wage
$32.36
50th Percentile Wage
$41.21
75th Percentile Wage
$48.35
90th Percentile Wage
$58.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.38. The median hourly salary is $41.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.59.

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
201685,720-0.44%11.40%
201586,1004.03%-
201482,6301.39%-
201381,4806.79%-
201275,950--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Connecticut ranges from $73,580 to $90,560. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Connecticut is Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $90,560. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Danbury (mean annual salary $90,380). The lowest paying area is Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$90,560
Danbury
$90,380
Waterbury
$89,630
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$87,240
New Haven
$84,370
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$83,380
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$73,580


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