Psychologists Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Psychologists in the United States is around $96190 per year.

How much do Psychologists make in the United States?

In the United States, Psychologists earn an average hourly wage of $46.25 and a mean annual wage of $96190.

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Psychologists earnings by experience

For Psychologists positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $23.08 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $30.87 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $41.02, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $55.95. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $68.23 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Psychologists roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $48010 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $64220 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $85330. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $116370, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $141910 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Psychologists

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Earnings for Top-level Psychologists

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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Last updated: May 2023)