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What is the average salary for Psychologists in the United States?

Psychologists earn an average hourly wage of $35.59. Hourly wages typically start from $19.27 and go up to $54.63. Psychologists earn an average salary of $74,030 per year. Salaries typically start from $40,080 and go up to $113,640.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Psychologists in the United States earn:

$54.63 an hour $113,640 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Psychologists in the United States earn:

$43.19 an hour $89,830 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Psychologists in the United States earn:

$33.12 an hour $68,900 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Psychologists in the United States earn:

$24.99 an hour $51,980 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Psychologists in the United States earn:

$19.27 an hour $40,080 per year

Historical salary for Psychologists in the United States

Psychologist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Psychologist Salary in Rhode Island $45.47 $94,590 # 1
Psychologist Salary in Hawaii $42.12 $87,620 # 2
Psychologist Salary in Connecticut $41.40 $86,120 # 3
Psychologist Salary in New Jersey $41.19 $85,670 # 4
Psychologist Salary in Alabama $41.08 $85,440 # 5
Psychologist Salary in New York $40.93 $85,130 # 6
Psychologist Salary in District of Columbia $39.78 $82,740 # 7
Psychologist Salary in Louisiana $39.20 $81,540 # 8
Psychologist Salary in California $38.97 $81,050 # 9
Psychologist Salary in Delaware $38.95 $81,020 # 10
Psychologist Salary in Maine $38.42 $79,920 # 11
Psychologist Salary in Iowa $37.88 $78,780 # 12
Psychologist Salary in Massachusetts $37.60 $78,220 # 13
Psychologist Salary in Florida $35.60 $74,040 # 14
Psychologist Salary in Tennessee $35.59 $74,020 # 15
Psychologist Salary in Maryland $35.50 $73,840 # 16
Psychologist Salary in South Dakota $35.50 $73,830 # 17
Psychologist Salary in Minnesota $35.23 $73,280 # 18
Psychologist Salary in Ohio $35.08 $72,970 # 19
Psychologist Salary in Colorado $34.92 $72,640 # 20
Psychologist Salary in Michigan $34.86 $72,510 # 21
Psychologist Salary in Georgia $34.84 $72,470 # 22
Psychologist Salary in Wisconsin $34.82 $72,430 # 23
Psychologist Salary in Virginia $34.77 $72,310 # 24
Psychologist Salary in Oregon $34.57 $71,910 # 25
Psychologist Salary in Idaho $34.53 $71,820 # 26
Psychologist Salary in Wyoming $34.03 $70,790 # 27
Psychologist Salary in Washington $33.69 $70,080 # 28
Psychologist Salary in Indiana $33.65 $69,990 # 29
Psychologist Salary in New Hampshire $33.25 $69,150 # 30
Psychologist Salary in Missouri $32.83 $68,280 # 31
Psychologist Salary in Pennsylvania $32.81 $68,250 # 32
Psychologist Salary in Alaska $32.71 $68,030 # 33
Psychologist Salary in Arkansas $32.35 $67,280 # 34
Psychologist Salary in Nevada $32.10 $66,770 # 35
Psychologist Salary in Illinois $31.69 $65,910 # 36
Psychologist Salary in North Dakota $31.52 $65,560 # 37
Psychologist Salary in North Carolina $31.26 $65,020 # 38
Psychologist Salary in Nebraska $30.54 $63,530 # 39
Psychologist Salary in New Mexico $30.39 $63,210 # 40
Psychologist Salary in Kansas $30.20 $62,820 # 41
Psychologist Salary in Utah $29.68 $61,720 # 42
Psychologist Salary in Arizona $29.67 $61,710 # 43
Psychologist Salary in Kentucky $29.65 $61,660 # 44
Psychologist Salary in Texas $29.61 $61,580 # 45
Psychologist Salary in Vermont $29.33 $61,010 # 46
Psychologist Salary in Montana $28.48 $59,230 # 47
Psychologist Salary in Mississippi $26.36 $54,820 # 48
Psychologist Salary in South Carolina $26.04 $54,160 # 49
Psychologist Salary in Oklahoma $25.52 $53,090 # 50
Psychologist Salary in West Virginia $23.91 $49,720 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics