Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Florida

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,390
25th Percentile Wage
$54,090
50th Percentile Wage
$69,230
75th Percentile Wage
$82,910
90th Percentile Wage
$102,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,390.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.89
25th Percentile Wage
$26.00
50th Percentile Wage
$33.28
75th Percentile Wage
$39.86
90th Percentile Wage
$49.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.47. The median hourly salary is $33.28. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.89.

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
201669,2303.58%5.01%
201566,750-1.33%-
201467,6402.08%-
201366,2300.71%-
201265,760--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Florida ranges from $43,340 to $81,640. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Florida is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall with a median annual salary of $81,640. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Lakeland-Winter Haven (mean annual salary $74,470). The lowest paying area is Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach with a median annual salary of $43,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$81,640
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$74,470
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$74,180
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$70,950
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$69,810
Gainesville
$68,970
Port St Lucie
$68,800
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$68,590
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$68,450
Jacksonville
$67,860
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$65,990
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$64,380
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$62,480
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$58,430
Tallahassee
$57,180
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$43,340



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