Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,130
25th Percentile Wage
$38,520
50th Percentile Wage
$51,560
75th Percentile Wage
$61,310
90th Percentile Wage
$87,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.93
25th Percentile Wage
$18.52
50th Percentile Wage
$24.79
75th Percentile Wage
$29.48
90th Percentile Wage
$41.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.93. The median hourly salary is $24.79. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.93.

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
201651,5602.06%6.85%
201550,5008.30%-
201446,310-3.54%-
201347,950-0.17%-
201248,030--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of West Virginia ranges from $39,410 to $82,100. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in West Virginia is Cumberland with a median annual salary of $82,100. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria (mean annual salary $81,110). The lowest paying area is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cumberland
$82,100
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$81,110
Winchester
$71,610
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$63,590
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$53,990
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$53,390
Huntington-Ashland
$51,060
Charleston
$50,900
Morgantown
$45,110
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$39,410


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