Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,800
25th Percentile Wage
$55,560
50th Percentile Wage
$72,770
75th Percentile Wage
$92,050
90th Percentile Wage
$118,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.58
25th Percentile Wage
$26.71
50th Percentile Wage
$34.97
75th Percentile Wage
$44.25
90th Percentile Wage
$57.16

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $57.16. The median hourly salary is $34.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.58.

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
201672,7701.46%10.68%
201571,7107.34%-
201466,4501.26%-
201365,6100.93%-
201265,000--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $43,260 to $81,230. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Wisconsin is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $81,230. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $80,950). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$81,230
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$80,950
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$80,510
Lake County-Kenosha County
$77,530
Oshkosh-Neenah
$74,670
Duluth
$71,880
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$71,720
Madison
$70,320
Sheboygan
$70,080
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$69,680
Janesville
$69,030
Racine
$68,950
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$66,200
La Crosse
$62,140
Eau Claire
$61,980
Appleton
$58,270
Green Bay
$50,640
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$43,260


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