Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,860
25th Percentile Wage
$56,700
50th Percentile Wage
$71,830
75th Percentile Wage
$90,630
90th Percentile Wage
$108,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school 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) clinical, counseling, and school psychologists is $108,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid clinical, counseling, and school psychologists is $44,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,8301.98%4.65%
201570,4101.51%-
201469,3501.30%-
201368,450-0.06%-
201268,490--

Compare Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in 22 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 clinical, counseling, and school psychologists occupations is the business schools and computer and management training industry with an annual salary $84,700. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $46,870). For detailed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$84,700
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$73,240
Educational Services - Local government owned
$73,050
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$72,920
Educational Services
$71,830
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$70,340
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$69,770
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$69,460
Educational Support Services
$68,090
Educational Services - Privately owned
$67,920
Educational Support Services - Local government owned
$67,380
Elementary and Secondary Schools - State government owned
$62,580
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$62,460
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$60,570
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$60,420
Educational Services - State government owned
$59,880
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$59,120
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$55,930
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$50,220
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$48,660
Other Schools and Instruction
$47,030
Junior colleges - State government owned
$46,870

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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