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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare clinical, counseling, and school psychologists salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,840
25th Percentile Wage
$43,980
50th Percentile Wage
$66,040
75th Percentile Wage
$102,470
90th Percentile Wage
$127,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) clinical, counseling, and school psychologists is $127,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid clinical, counseling, and school psychologists is $35,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,040
-1.45% -1.64%
2016
$67,000
-2.85% -
2015
$68,910
-3.28% -
2014
$71,170
-1.85% -
2013
$72,490
7.41% -
2012
$67,120
- -

Compare Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in five industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists occupations is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $69,190. The lowest paying industry is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $62,270). For detailed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$69,190
Scientific Research and Development Services
$68,870
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$68,600
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$66,040
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$62,270

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




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