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How much does a School Psychologist make in the United States?

Average School Psychologist Hourly Wage in the United States

School Psychologists earn a median hourly wage of $33.93. Hourly wages typically start from $19.68 and go up to $56.23.

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

Average School Psychologist Yearly Salary in the United States

School Psychologists earn a median salary of $70,580 per year. Salaries typically start from $40,920 and go up to $116,960.

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

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Salary Satisfaction

3.3
SCORE
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RATINGS
School Psychologists average a score of 3.3 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places School Psychologists in the 80th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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School Psychologist Earnings by Seniority

Top End School Psychologist Earnings

The highest earning School Psychologists in the United States earn:

$56.23
an hour
$116,960
per year
Senior School Psychologist Earnings

Senior School Psychologists in the United States earn:

$44.62
an hour
$92,800
per year
Experienced School Psychologist Earnings

Experienced School Psychologists in the United States earn:

$33.93
an hour
$70,580
per year
Junior School Psychologist Earnings

Junior School Psychologists in the United States earn:

$25.57
an hour
$53,190
per year
Starting School Psychologist Earnings

Starting School Psychologists in the United States earn:

$19.68
an hour
$40,920
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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School Psychologist salary comparison

School Psychologists earn more than 86% percent of Education & Childcare careers. School Psychologist salaries are in the top 72% of all careers in the United States.

Principal Salary $90k
School Psychologist Salary $70k
Music Teacher Salary $65k
Physical Education Teacher Salary $59k
High School Teacher Salary $57k
Elementary School Teacher Salary $54k
Health Educator Salary $51k
Childcare Program Administrator Salary $45k
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary $31k
Teacher Assistant Salary $24k
Childcare Worker Salary $20k
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Historical salary for School Psychologists in the United States

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

School Psychologist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
School Psychologist Salary in District of Columbia $41.69 $86,720 # 1
School Psychologist Salary in New Jersey $39.51 $82,180 # 2
School Psychologist Salary in Connecticut $41.39 $86,100 # 3
School Psychologist Salary in New York $39.84 $82,860 # 4
School Psychologist Salary in California $41.84 $87,030 # 5
School Psychologist Salary in Maine $36.19 $75,280 # 6
School Psychologist Salary in South Dakota $34.42 $71,590 # 7
School Psychologist Salary in Hawaii $33.08 $68,800 # 8
School Psychologist Salary in Oregon $34.38 $71,500 # 9
School Psychologist Salary in Rhode Island $35.63 $74,110 # 10
School Psychologist Salary in North Dakota $37.31 $77,600 # 11
School Psychologist Salary in Delaware $38.22 $79,490 # 12
School Psychologist Salary in Louisiana $33.38 $69,430 # 13
School Psychologist Salary in Alabama $27.49 $57,170 # 14
School Psychologist Salary in Massachusetts $35.50 $73,830 # 15
School Psychologist Salary in Virginia $33.09 $68,830 # 16
School Psychologist Salary in Wisconsin $34.48 $71,710 # 17
School Psychologist Salary in Georgia $32.51 $67,630 # 18
School Psychologist Salary in Colorado $35.69 $74,230 # 19
School Psychologist Salary in Iowa $33.98 $70,680 # 20
School Psychologist Salary in Tennessee $31.90 $66,350 # 21
School Psychologist Salary in Maryland $34.58 $71,930 # 22
School Psychologist Salary in Alaska $33.36 $69,390 # 23
School Psychologist Salary in Michigan $32.66 $67,940 # 24
School Psychologist Salary in Minnesota $33.42 $69,520 # 25
School Psychologist Salary in Ohio $34.14 $71,000 # 26
School Psychologist Salary in New Hampshire $32.91 $68,450 # 27
School Psychologist Salary in Wyoming $33.20 $69,050 # 28
School Psychologist Salary in Florida $32.09 $66,750 # 29
School Psychologist Salary in Idaho $27.14 $56,440 # 30
School Psychologist Salary in Pennsylvania $30.97 $64,420 # 31
School Psychologist Salary in Nebraska $30.30 $63,020 # 32
School Psychologist Salary in Nevada $33.12 $68,890 # 33
School Psychologist Salary in Washington $31.88 $66,310 # 34
School Psychologist Salary in Illinois $31.23 $64,950 # 35
School Psychologist Salary in Missouri $30.25 $62,910 # 36
School Psychologist Salary in Indiana $28.00 $58,240 # 37
School Psychologist Salary in North Carolina $27.44 $57,070 # 38
School Psychologist Salary in Kentucky $29.48 $61,310 # 39
School Psychologist Salary in Utah $28.83 $59,970 # 40
School Psychologist Salary in New Mexico $30.70 $63,850 # 41
School Psychologist Salary in Arkansas $27.65 $57,520 # 42
School Psychologist Salary in Texas $28.58 $59,440 # 43
School Psychologist Salary in Kansas $27.88 $58,000 # 44
School Psychologist Salary in Arizona $27.85 $57,930 # 45
School Psychologist Salary in Vermont $26.41 $54,930 # 46
School Psychologist Salary in South Carolina $27.35 $56,890 # 47
School Psychologist Salary in Montana $24.83 $51,640 # 48
School Psychologist Salary in Oklahoma $22.50 $46,800 # 49
School Psychologist Salary in West Virginia $24.28 $50,500 # 50
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
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