Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists amongst Louisiana 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,560
25th Percentile Wage
$50,210
50th Percentile Wage
$63,920
75th Percentile Wage
$88,020
90th Percentile Wage
$120,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.54
25th Percentile Wage
$24.14
50th Percentile Wage
$30.73
75th Percentile Wage
$42.32
90th Percentile Wage
$57.86

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.86. The median hourly salary is $30.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.54.

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
201663,920-8.62%-0.88%
201569,430-4.58%-
201472,6102.02%-
201371,1409.36%-
201264,480--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Louisiana ranges from $57,440 to $76,720. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $76,720. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner (mean annual salary $71,860). The lowest paying area is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $57,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$76,720
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$71,860
Lafayette
$57,440



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