Clinical Psychologist Salary in the US

$81,340
per year
per month
$6,780
per month
per year
Bonus
$2,570/year
Bonus
$210/month

Clinical Psychologist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Clinical Psychologist is $81,340 per year ($6,780 per month), which is $27,850 (+52%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Clinical Psychologist can expect an average starting salary of $52,200. The highest salaries can exceed $119,350.
$52,200
Low
$81,340
Average salary
$119,350
High
$4,350
Low
$6,780
Average salary
$9,950
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$69,000
$137,950
Salary$52,200 - 119,350
Bonus$0 - 18,600
Total Pay$52,200 - 137,950
$0
$5,750
$11,500
Salary$4,350 - 9,950
Bonus$0 - 1,550
Total Pay$4,350 - 11,500

Clinical Psychologist Salary Range

Low
$52,200
Average salary
$81,340
Experienced
$95,350
High
$119,350
Low
$4,350
Average salary
$6,780
Experienced
$7,950
High
$9,950
Among Clinical Psychologists in the US, Entry Level Clinical Psychologists have the lowest salaries, while more experienced professionals, Licensed Clinical Psychologists and Clinical Child Psychologists enjoy the highest salaries.

Clinical Psychologist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Private Practice Clinical Psychologist$92K/year
+13% 
Clinical Child Psychologist$87K/year
+7% 
Entry Level Clinical Psychologist$63K/year
 -22%

Clinical Psychologist - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Clinical Psychologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $63,260 per year. A mid career Clinical Psychologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $76,320, while an experienced Clinical Psychologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $92,310. Clinical Psychologists with more than 20 years of experience earn $99,880 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Clinical Psychologist

Late Career▲ +23%
Experienced▲ +13%
Average Salary$81,340/year
Mid Career▼ -6%
Entry Level▼ -22%

Gender Breakdown

Female
70%
Male
30%

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Clinical Psychologist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Clinical Psychologist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Clinical Psychologist

How much does a Clinical Psychologist make in the US?
A Clinical Psychologist in the US earns an average of $81,340 gross per year, which is about $6,780 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Clinical Psychologist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Clinical Psychologist in the US?
The starting salary of a Clinical Psychologist in the US is around $52,200 gross per year. Entry Level Clinical Psychologists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Clinical Psychologist in the US?
The highest salary of a Clinical Psychologist in the US can reach and exceed $119,350 gross per year. Licensed Clinical Psychologists and Clinical Child Psychologists usually have the highest salaries.
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