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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,650
25th Percentile Wage
$54,530
50th Percentile Wage
$70,230
75th Percentile Wage
$88,460
90th Percentile Wage
$123,010

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 $123,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,650.

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
$70,230
1.42% 6.36%
2016
$69,230
3.58% -
2015
$66,750
-1.33% -
2014
$67,640
2.08% -
2013
$66,230
0.71% -
2012
$65,760
- -

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 Jacksonville (mean annual salary $78,840). 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
Jacksonville
$78,840
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$74,470
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$73,340
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$72,210
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$71,670
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$69,220
Gainesville
$68,970
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$68,450
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$66,560
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$66,530
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$65,680
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$64,380
Ocala
$64,290
Port St Lucie
$62,340
Tallahassee
$60,710
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$60,160
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$46,700
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$43,340




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