Information About Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists

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Training

Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists need doctoral degree.

Degrees for Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists
Training for Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists
Percent
Less than High School 0.2
High School 0.2
Some College 0.4
Associates Degree 0.3
Bachelors Degree 4.2
Masters Degree 43.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 51.5

Employment

Represents about 152,000 people in the United States- 34.1% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 16,000 more clinical, counseling, and school psychologists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 59,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make $35.14 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists $18.70 $24.40 $32.60 $42.30 $53.00
Life, physical, and social science occupations $15.00 $20.20 $28.50 $40.50 $54.60
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make $73,090 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists $39,060 $50,820 $67,880 $88,030 $110,410
Life, physical, and social science occupations $31,310 $42,020 $59,330 $84,320 $113,620
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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