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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,340
25th Percentile Wage
$64,790
50th Percentile Wage
$85,960
75th Percentile Wage
$106,050
90th Percentile Wage
$128,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.72
25th Percentile Wage
$31.15
50th Percentile Wage
$41.33
75th Percentile Wage
$50.99
90th Percentile Wage
$61.74

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.74. The median hourly salary is $41.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.72.

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
201685,9603.61%5.99%
201582,8601.36%-
201481,7301.92%-
201380,160-0.81%-
201280,810--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of New York ranges from $49,300 to $99,500. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $99,500. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $91,120). The lowest paying area is Ithaca with a median annual salary of $49,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$99,500
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$91,120
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$85,740
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$82,220
Elmira
$81,910
Glens Falls
$79,940
Utica-Rome
$77,890
Kingston
$77,850
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$74,530
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$72,480
Binghamton
$72,050
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$71,090
Rochester
$69,180
Syracuse
$68,900
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$66,060
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$65,480
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$58,910
Ithaca
$49,300


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