Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists among Minnesota metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,000
25th Percentile Wage
$61,360
50th Percentile Wage
$79,110
75th Percentile Wage
$98,140
90th Percentile Wage
$125,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $125,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,110
4.11% 22.31%
2016
$75,860
8.36% -
2015
$69,520
-0.23% -
2014
$69,680
4.54% -
2013
$66,520
7.61% -
2012
$61,460
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Minnesota ranges from $52,370 to $81,080. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $81,080. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is St Cloud (mean annual salary $70,470). The lowest paying area is Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$81,080
St Cloud
$70,470
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$69,980
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$67,370
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$67,050
Mankato-North Mankato
$65,470
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$52,370




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