What is the average salary for a Psychologist?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Psychologist is $72,710. Salaries start from $39,020 and go up to $112,380. Please note that the average salary for a Psychologist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Psychologists in United States earn:

$112,380
Senior

The top 25% of Psychologists in United States earn:

$88,650
Experienced

The middle 50% of Psychologists in United States earn:

$67,760
Junior

The bottom 25% of Psychologists in United States earn:

$50,700
Starting

The bottom 10% of Psychologists in United States earn:

$39,020

Historical salary

Psychologist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Psychologist Salary in Hawaii 102,990 1
Psychologist Salary in Rhode Island 93,710 2
Psychologist Salary in Alabama 85,800 3
Psychologist Salary in Connecticut 84,180 4
Psychologist Salary in New York 83,260 5
Psychologist Salary in Massachusetts 82,840 6
Psychologist Salary in New Jersey 82,800 7
Psychologist Salary in District of Columbia 82,590 8
Psychologist Salary in California 80,450 9
Psychologist Salary in Maine 80,210 10
Psychologist Salary in Louisiana 75,130 11
Psychologist Salary in Pennsylvania 73,670 12
Psychologist Salary in Iowa 73,440 13
Psychologist Salary in Colorado 73,390 14
Psychologist Salary in United States 72,710 15
Psychologist Salary in Ohio 71,950 16
Psychologist Salary in Minnesota 71,250 17
Psychologist Salary in Michigan 70,740 18
Psychologist Salary in Wisconsin 70,700 19
Psychologist Salary in Maryland 70,680 20
Psychologist Salary in Oregon 70,180 21
Psychologist Salary in Delaware 69,780 22
Psychologist Salary in Virginia 69,620 23
Psychologist Salary in New Hampshire 69,140 24
Psychologist Salary in Florida 69,000 25
Psychologist Salary in Washington 68,440 26
Psychologist Salary in Indiana 68,410 27
Psychologist Salary in Wyoming 68,110 28
Psychologist Salary in Tennessee 67,380 29
Psychologist Salary in Missouri 66,860 30
Psychologist Salary in Nebraska 66,670 31
Psychologist Salary in Utah 66,030 32
Psychologist Salary in Nevada 65,860 33
Psychologist Salary in South Dakota 65,680 34
Psychologist Salary in Alaska 65,250 35
Psychologist Salary in Georgia 65,030 36
Psychologist Salary in Idaho 65,020 37
Psychologist Salary in Illinois 64,750 38
Psychologist Salary in North Carolina 63,710 39
Psychologist Salary in Arkansas 62,500 40
Psychologist Salary in Montana 62,490 41
Psychologist Salary in New Mexico 62,360 42
Psychologist Salary in Texas 62,160 43
Psychologist Salary in North Dakota 61,860 44
Psychologist Salary in Vermont 58,590 45
Psychologist Salary in Arizona 58,050 46
Psychologist Salary in Kansas 55,990 47
Psychologist Salary in Kentucky 55,490 48
Psychologist Salary in Mississippi 53,210 49
Psychologist Salary in South Carolina 52,190 50
Psychologist Salary in Oklahoma 51,060 51
Psychologist Salary in Virgin Islands 50,840 52
Psychologist Salary in West Virginia 50,770 53
Psychologist Salary in Puerto Rico 35,450 54

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics