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Highest Paying States for Other Psychologists

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $113,320, New Hampshire is the highest paying state for other psychologists. It is followed by California (average annual salary $109,590). 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 other psychologists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Psychologists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New Hampshire
$113,320
$87,290 40
2 California
$109,590
$46,470 1,760
3 New Jersey
$104,940
$33,920 100
4 Maryland
$104,700
$52,180 580
5 Hawaii
$102,610
$26,210 110
6 Connecticut
$101,140
$26,520 180
7 New York
$101,140
$27,140 480
8 Kansas
$100,580
$72,170 120
9 Georgia
$100,120
$61,860 310
10 Arizona
$100,110
$43,330 150
11 Virginia
$99,900
$44,220 400
12 Pennsylvania
$99,610
$42,570 450
13 Alaska
$99,320
$84,350 0
14 Washington
$98,840
$46,230 410
15 Iowa
$97,740
$59,260 70
16 Texas
$97,680
$46,710 670
17 North Carolina
$97,650
$43,630 300
18 Ohio
$97,500
$43,970 380
19 Wyoming
$97,430
$23,970 30
20 Alabama
$97,250
$65,100 130
21 South Carolina
$97,250
$62,220 130
22 South Dakota
$97,250
$24,020 40
23 Tennessee
$97,250
$42,310 210
24 Michigan
$97,240
$26,120 180
25 Oregon
$97,240
$42,040 180
26 Colorado
$95,170
$32,190 280
27 Missouri
$95,020
$32,270 210
28 District of Columbia
$94,790
$29,450 200
29 Minnesota
$94,590
$44,880 270
30 Maine
$94,530
$24,020 50
31 Arkansas
$94,410
$24,020 80
32 Indiana
$94,410
$27,470 180
33 Kentucky
$94,400
$60,200 160
34 Mississippi
$94,400
$24,020 60
35 Florida
$94,390
$44,800 1,310
36 New Mexico
$93,810
$24,010 100
37 Massachusetts
$93,400
$28,130 810
38 Utah
$92,880
$42,230 70
39 West Virginia
$91,920
$26,190 130
40 Idaho
$91,530
$42,310 50
41 Wisconsin
$91,530
$39,260 190
42 Oklahoma
$90,620
$42,240 100
43 North Dakota
$88,680
$40,610 30
44 Louisiana
$86,090
$27,290 230
45 Rhode Island
$80,470
$26,280 60
46 Puerto Rico
$79,390
$40,400 100
47 Nevada
$72,170
$29,990 120
48 Illinois
$72,170
$34,870 460
49 Nebraska
$72,170
$24,040 50
50 Montana
$54,650
$34,570 60
51 Vermont
$49,310
$40,310 40
See also: Highest paying industries for other psychologists, Top Paying Jobs in America.