Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Industrial-Organizational 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 industrial-organizational 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) industrial-organizational psychologists is $108,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial-organizational psychologists is $46,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of industrial-organizational psychologists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

Compare Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of industrial-organizational psychologists in six 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 industrial-organizational psychologists occupations is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $84,160. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - local government owned industry (annual salary $55,620). For detailed industrial-organizational psychologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
Educational Services - Privately owned
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Educational Services
Elementary and Secondary Schools
Educational Services - Local government owned

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


Highest paying cities for industrial-organizational psychologists

Highest paying industries for industrial-organizational psychologists.