Forensic Psychologist Salary in the US

$73,240
per year
per month
$6,100
per month
per year
Bonus
$2,550/year
Bonus
$210/month

Forensic Psychologist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Forensic Psychologist is $73,240 per year ($6,100 per month), which is $19,750 (+37%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
A Forensic Psychologist can expect an average starting salary of $41,820. The highest salaries can exceed $103,600.
$41,820
Low
$73,240
Average salary
$103,600
High
$3,490
Low
$6,100
Average salary
$8,630
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$66,900
$133,800
Salary$41,820 - 103,600
Bonus$0 - 30,200
Total Pay$41,820 - 133,800
$0
$5,580
$11,150
Salary$3,490 - 8,630
Bonus$0 - 2,520
Total Pay$3,490 - 11,150

Forensic Psychologist Salary Range

Low
$41,820
Average salary
$73,240
Senior
$88,350
High
$103,600
Low
$3,490
Average salary
$6,100
Senior
$7,360
High
$8,630

Forensic Psychologist - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Forensic Psychologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $46,340 per year. A mid level Forensic Psychologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $66,520, while a Senior Forensic Psychologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $88,350. Forensic Psychologists with more than 20 years of experience earn $93,200 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Forensic Psychologist

Late Career▲ +27%
Senior▲ +21%
Average Salary$73,240/year
Mid Level▼ -9%
Entry Level▼ -37%

Gender Breakdown

Female
73%
Male
27%

Forensic Psychologist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Forensic 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 Forensic Psychologist

How much does a Forensic Psychologist make in the US?
A Forensic Psychologist in the US earns an average of $73,240 gross per year, which is about $6,100 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Forensic Psychologist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Forensic Psychologist in the US?
The starting salary of a Forensic Psychologist in the US is around $41,820 gross per year.
What is the highest salary for a Forensic Psychologist in the US?
The highest salary of a Forensic Psychologist in the US can reach and exceed $103,600 gross per year.
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