Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,850
25th Percentile Wage
$41,820
50th Percentile Wage
$50,760
75th Percentile Wage
$71,230
90th Percentile Wage
$101,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,850.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.27
25th Percentile Wage
$20.10
50th Percentile Wage
$24.40
75th Percentile Wage
$34.24
90th Percentile Wage
$48.77

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.77. The median hourly salary is $24.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.27.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201650,7603.80%9.36%
201448,830-0.74%-
201349,1906.46%-
201246,010--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Mississippi ranges from $47,410 to $56,920. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Mississippi is Hattiesburg with a median annual salary of $56,920. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $51,840). The lowest paying area is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $47,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hattiesburg
$56,920
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$51,840
Jackson
$51,310
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$49,320
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$48,360
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$47,780
Gulfport-Biloxi
$47,410



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