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Highest Paying Industries for Other Psychologists

The top 46 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $152,880, educational support services - privately owned is the highest paying industry for other psychologists. It is followed by educational support services industry (average annual salary $152,880). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of other psychologists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 46 Highest Paying Industries for Other Psychologists

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$152,880
140
2 Educational Support Services
$152,880
140
3 Outpatient Care Centers
$138,750
250
4 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$103,500
30
5 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$98,600
150
6 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$97,950
100
7 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$97,360
n/a
8 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$97,340
410
9 Scientific Research and Development Services
$96,640
120
10 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$96,010
440
11 Federal government, including USPS
$95,800
7,230
12 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$95,800
7,230
13 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$94,410
7,530
14 Federal, State, and Local Government
$94,410
7,530
15 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$93,650
8,040
16 Hospitals - Privately owned
$93,070
580
17 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$90,930
120
18 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$90,890
680
19 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$90,510
120
20 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$89,480
50
21 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$85,550
2,250
22 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$84,700
70
23 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$84,160
1,390
24 Health Care and Social Assistance
$83,880
3,400
25 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$83,870
1,560
26 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$81,910
140
27 Educational Services - Local government owned
$81,300
90
28 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$81,090
230
29 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$80,000
100
30 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$79,780
90
31 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$78,510
130
32 Offices of Physicians
$77,980
400
33 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$73,480
50
34 Educational Services - Privately owned
$73,310
430
35 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$72,130
110
36 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$71,900
170
37 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$68,910
70
38 Educational Services
$65,410
850
39 State government, including schools and hospitals
$61,600
580
40 Hospitals - State government owned
$60,150
90
41 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$59,940
240
42 Social Assistance
$58,770
400
43 Individual and Family Services
$58,330
390
44 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$57,990
560
45 Educational Services - State government owned
$56,950
320
46 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$56,620
320
See also: Highest paying cities for other psychologists.