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 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$115,820
75th Percentile Wage
$96,460
50th Percentile Wage
$82,630
25th Percentile Wage
$64,660
10th Percentile Wage
$51,580

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 $115,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$55.69
75th Percentile Wage
$46.37
50th Percentile Wage
$39.72
25th Percentile Wage
$31.09
10th Percentile Wage
$24.80

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 $55.69. The median hourly salary is $39.72. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.80.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $82,630 1.41%
2013 $81,480 7.28%
2012 $75,950 1.12%
2011 $75,110 6.21%
2010 $70,720 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Connecticut from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 16.84%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 7.28%. We also note that the average annual wage had a small growth of 1.12% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 6.21% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Wage in Connecticut vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Economists
$88,720
Survey Researchers
$71,540
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$82,630
Other Psychologists
$94,490
Urban and Regional Planners
$80,230
Anthropologists and Archeologists
$51,710
Social Scientists and Related Workers
$80,640

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Connecticut Cities

Table 5 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 $85,970. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Connecticut is New Haven with a median annual salary of $85,970. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford (mean annual salary $83,280). The lowest paying area is Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Haven
$85,970
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$83,280
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$82,420
Danbury
$80,190
Waterbury
$78,210
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$73,580

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary by State

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