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 among Missouri 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,670
25th Percentile Wage
$44,980
50th Percentile Wage
$60,210
75th Percentile Wage
$80,870
90th Percentile Wage
$99,520

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 $99,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,670.

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
$60,210
1.98% -5.28%
2016
$59,020
-6.59% -
2015
$62,910
-3.69% -
2014
$65,230
1.12% -
2013
$64,500
1.72% -
2012
$63,390
- -

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 $46,260 to $82,970. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Missouri is Springfield with a median annual salary of $82,970. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Jefferson City (mean annual salary $72,900). The lowest paying area is Columbia with a median annual salary of $46,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$82,970
Jefferson City
$72,900
Joplin
$70,730
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$66,540
Kansas City
$65,530
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$60,710
St Louis
$59,780
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$55,050
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$50,190
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$48,690
Columbia
$46,260




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