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 among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,190
25th Percentile Wage
$40,180
50th Percentile Wage
$55,090
75th Percentile Wage
$68,570
90th Percentile Wage
$105,230

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 $105,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,190.

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
$55,090
6.41% 12.82%
2016
$51,560
2.06% -
2015
$50,500
8.30% -
2014
$46,310
-3.54% -
2013
$47,950
-0.17% -
2012
$48,030
- -

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 $44,840 to $82,770. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $82,770. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Cumberland (mean annual salary $82,100). The lowest paying area is North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$82,770
Cumberland
$82,100
Winchester
$75,220
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$67,150
Morgantown
$64,460
Wheeling
$64,030
Huntington-Ashland
$56,860
Charleston
$56,520
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$53,990
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$53,690
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$44,840




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