Information About Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists

Training Requirements for Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists

Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists need doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists
Training for Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 0.0
Some College 0.0
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 6.9
Masters Degree 41.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 51.8

Employment outlook for Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists

Represents about 155,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 30,000 more clinical, counseling, and school psychologists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 63,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make $37.83 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists $20.11 $26.47 $35.23 $46.11 $57.85
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
Social scientists and related workers $20.19 $26.84 $36.19 $47.75 $60.29
Psychologists $20.14 $26.72 $36.17 $47.40 $58.47
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make $78,690 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists $41,830 $55,050 $73,270 $95,910 $120,320
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
Social scientists and related workers $41,990 $55,840 $75,280 $99,320 $125,400
Psychologists $41,890 $55,580 $75,230 $98,590 $121,610
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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