Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists amongst Kentucky areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,070
25th Percentile Wage
$52,400
50th Percentile Wage
$62,190
75th Percentile Wage
$77,220
90th Percentile Wage
$97,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.78
25th Percentile Wage
$25.19
50th Percentile Wage
$29.90
75th Percentile Wage
$37.11
90th Percentile Wage
$46.84

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.84. The median hourly salary is $29.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.78.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,1901.42%17.38%
201561,3104.47%-
201458,5708.55%-
201353,5604.07%-
201251,380--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Kentucky ranges from $56,600 to $71,040. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Kentucky is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $71,040. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Evansville (mean annual salary $67,740). The lowest paying area is South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$71,040
Evansville
$67,740
Elizabethtown
$62,980
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$58,740
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$58,440
Lexington-Fayette
$57,760
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$56,760
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$56,600


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