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Highest Paying Cities for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

The top 100 highest paying cities for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $117,850, Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California is the highest paying city for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists. It is followed by Salinas, California (average annual salary $117,850). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$117,850
50
2 Salinas, California
$117,850
180
3 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$117,760
340
4 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$110,840
100
5 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$110,010
230
6 Napa, California
$109,850
220
7 Dover-Durham, USA
$107,320
50
8 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$107,110
90
9 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$107,070
160
10 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$106,160
240
11 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$106,100
30
12 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$105,540
150
13 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$103,550
750
14 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$102,260
660
15 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$101,940
70
16 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$101,820
1,280
17 Cheyenne, Wyoming
$100,310
40
18 Visalia-Porterville, California
$99,360
150
19 San Rafael, USA
$99,010
170
20 El Centro, California
$98,850
100
21 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$97,630
1,840
22 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$97,410
2,460
23 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$95,880
1,770
24 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$95,410
1,530
25 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$94,640
1,500
26 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, USA
$94,400
50
27 Bend, Oregon
$94,000
50
28 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$93,670
360
29 Elmira, New York
$93,280
40
30 Staunton-Waynesboro, USA
$92,860
100
31 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$92,830
290
32 Stockton, California
$92,660
370
33 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$92,230
90
34 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$92,040
420
35 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$91,760
4,370
36 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$91,350
10,530
37 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$91,300
7,550
38 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$90,950
670
39 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$90,870
5,580
40 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$90,850
130
41 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$90,590
30
42 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$90,560
30
43 Coeur dAlene, Idaho
$90,100
30
44 Corvallis, Oregon
$88,320
30
45 Pueblo, Colorado
$88,060
90
46 Ocean City, New Jersey
$87,840
30
47 Grand Junction, Colorado
$87,280
40
48 Danbury, Connecticut
$86,990
70
49 Bangor, Maine
$86,810
40
50 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$86,780
210
51 Modesto, California
$86,720
200
52 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa
$86,320
40
53 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$86,060
90
54 Fargo, North Dakota
$86,020
110
55 California-Lexington Park, USA
$85,860
n/a
56 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$85,790
1,220
57 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$85,780
200
58 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$85,740
6,100
59 Bismarck, North Dakota
$85,480
50
60 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$85,450
100
61 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$85,360
310
62 Waterbury, Connecticut
$85,360
60
63 Yuba City, California
$84,920
30
64 Anchorage, Alaska
$84,710
170
65 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$84,460
440
66 Salisbury, Maryland
$84,390
50
67 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$84,390
120
68 Jackson, Michigan
$84,310
60
69 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$84,030
1,540
70 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$84,010
1,000
71 Springfield, Ohio
$84,000
n/a
72 Clarksville, Tennessee
$83,970
40
73 Fresno, California
$83,920
710
74 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$83,630
110
75 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$83,570
2,290
76 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$83,150
1,420
77 Salem, Oregon
$83,020
170
78 Springfield, Missouri
$82,970
70
79 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$82,770
1,740
80 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$82,580
110
81 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$82,540
850
82 Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$82,540
100
83 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$82,220
390
84 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$82,150
1,610
85 Camden, New Jersey
$82,100
570
86 Cumberland, West Virginia
$82,100
30
87 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$82,060
500
88 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$81,770
80
89 Utica-Rome, New York
$81,750
140
90 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$81,640
510
91 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$81,490
2,330
92 Dalton, Georgia
$81,200
50
93 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$81,080
40
94 Rochester, Minnesota
$81,080
160
95 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$80,770
570
96 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$80,680
800
97 Watertown-Fort Drum, USA
$80,620
60
98 Lebanon, Pennsylvania
$80,400
50
99 Wausau, Wisconsin
$79,830
50
100 New Haven, Connecticut
$79,810
250
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