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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$46,390|
|25th Percentile Wage||$53,950|
|50th Percentile Wage||$61,370|
|75th Percentile Wage||$78,690|
|90th Percentile Wage||$108,250|
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 $108,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid industrial-organizational psychologists is $46,390.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of industrial-organizational psychologists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of industrial-organizational psychologists in seven 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 - 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 2017 and published in April 2018 .