Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,220
25th Percentile Wage
$45,290
50th Percentile Wage
$59,020
75th Percentile Wage
$79,070
90th Percentile Wage
$100,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,220.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.89
25th Percentile Wage
$21.78
50th Percentile Wage
$28.37
75th Percentile Wage
$38.02
90th Percentile Wage
$48.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.28. The median hourly salary is $28.37. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.89.

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
201659,020-6.59%-7.40%
201562,910-3.69%-
201465,2301.12%-
201364,5001.72%-
201263,390--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Missouri ranges from $50,070 to $79,830. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Missouri is Springfield with a median annual salary of $79,830. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Joplin (mean annual salary $70,730). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $50,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$79,830
Joplin
$70,730
Jefferson City
$70,710
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$66,540
Kansas City
$62,310
St Louis
$59,470
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$58,780
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$55,490
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$53,460
Columbia
$50,070


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