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Highest Paying Cities for Other Psychologists

The top 71 highest paying cities for other 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 other psychologists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $119,440, Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California is the highest paying city for other psychologists. It is followed by New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York (average annual salary $111,300). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of other psychologists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 71 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Other Psychologists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$119,440
510
2 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$111,300
520
3 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$110,280
140
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$110,260
280
5 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$108,130
60
6 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$106,930
140
7 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$105,610
30
8 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$104,880
100
9 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$104,770
70
10 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$104,390
250
11 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$104,300
130
12 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$103,200
270
13 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$102,500
320
14 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$101,370
230
15 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$101,320
30
16 Dayton, Ohio
$101,220
120
17 Springfield, Massachusetts
$101,200
70
18 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$100,740
570
19 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$99,410
110
20 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$99,390
80
21 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$99,290
240
22 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$99,280
150
23 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$99,020
50
24 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$98,670
70
25 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$98,660
30
26 Alexandria, Louisiana
$98,510
30
27 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$98,330
90
28 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$98,290
350
29 New Haven, Connecticut
$98,270
80
30 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$97,420
90
31 Honolulu, Hawaii
$97,410
110
32 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$96,320
320
33 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$95,720
70
34 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$95,700
170
35 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$95,640
560
36 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$95,350
80
37 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$95,130
80
38 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$95,070
100
39 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$94,720
90
40 Tucson, Arizona
$94,590
30
41 Gainesville, Florida
$94,580
40
42 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$93,800
80
43 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$93,630
90
44 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$93,450
190
45 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$93,360
80
46 Kansas City, Missouri
$93,000
70
47 St Louis, Missouri
$93,000
80
48 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$92,900
80
49 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$92,890
150
50 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$92,880
60
51 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$92,880
30
52 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$92,650
670
53 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$92,570
150
54 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$91,900
120
55 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$91,830
30
56 Richmond, Virginia
$91,820
50
57 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$90,070
440
58 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$90,010
60
59 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$87,620
700
60 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$86,570
570
61 Jacksonville, Florida
$83,530
90
62 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$82,490
90
63 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$80,480
80
64 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$78,650
100
65 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$78,120
70
66 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$75,750
90
67 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$60,900
360
68 Tallahassee, Florida
$58,950
50
69 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$58,780
100
70 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$57,100
40
71 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$55,200
130
See also: Highest paying industries for other psychologists.