Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,970
25th Percentile Wage
$70,380
50th Percentile Wage
$87,910
75th Percentile Wage
$110,420
90th Percentile Wage
$152,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,970.

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
$87,910
2.02% 11.26%
2016
$86,130
4.59% -
2015
$82,180
5.46% -
2014
$77,690
1.21% -
2013
$76,750
-1.64% -
2012
$78,010
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of New Jersey ranges from $72,250 to $93,670. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $93,670. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Ocean City (mean annual salary $87,840). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $72,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$93,670
Ocean City
$87,840
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$85,450
Camden
$82,100
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$78,720
Edison-New Brunswick
$76,410
Wilmington
$72,250




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