Psychologists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Psychologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,810
25th Percentile Wage
$57,760
50th Percentile Wage
$73,110
75th Percentile Wage
$92,470
90th Percentile Wage
$113,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychologists in the industry sector of educational 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) psychologists is $113,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid psychologists is $45,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,110
1.81% 6.24%
2016
$71,790
1.95% -
2015
$70,390
1.51% -
2014
$69,330
1.34% -
2013
$68,400
-0.22% -
2012
$68,550
- -

Compare Psychologists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of psychologists in 24 industries in the educational services 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 technical and trade schools industry with an annual salary $81,280. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $54,650). For detailed psychologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Technical and Trade Schools
$81,280
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$77,230
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$76,030
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$74,670
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$74,470
Educational Services - Local government owned
$74,430
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$74,400
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$74,390
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$74,390
Educational Services
$73,110
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$70,930
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$69,730
Educational Support Services
$68,660
Educational Services - Privately owned
$68,410
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$67,950
Other Schools and Instruction
$64,310
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$63,440
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$62,830
Educational Services - State government owned
$61,850
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$61,700
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$61,260
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$60,570
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$59,870
Junior colleges - State government owned
$54,650

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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