Psychologists Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

The salary statistics of psychologists in the industry sector of finance and insurance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare psychologists salaries in different industries within the finance and insurance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Psychologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychologists in the industry sector of finance and insurance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) psychologists is $123,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid psychologists is $56,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of psychologists in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
11.00% 20.53%
1.05% -
7.50% -
1.05% -
1.42% -
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Compare Psychologists Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of psychologists in three industries in the finance and insurance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for psychologists occupations is the direct health and medical insurance carriers industry with an annual salary $80,180. The lowest paying industry is the insurance carriers industry (annual salary $79,540). For detailed psychologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
Insurance Carriers

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


Highest paying industries for psychologists.