Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Nebraska

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,450
25th Percentile Wage
$51,510
50th Percentile Wage
$66,220
75th Percentile Wage
$80,750
90th Percentile Wage
$102,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,450.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.48
25th Percentile Wage
$24.77
50th Percentile Wage
$31.84
75th Percentile Wage
$38.82
90th Percentile Wage
$49.34

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.34. The median hourly salary is $31.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.48.

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
201666,2204.83%5.33%
201563,0201.57%-
201462,0304.18%-
201359,440-5.47%-
201262,690--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Nebraska ranges from $40,750 to $73,400. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a median annual salary of $73,400. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $62,400). The lowest paying area is Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$73,400
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$62,400
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$62,110
Lincoln
$61,130
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$58,770
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$40,750


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