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Clinical psychologist salary in United States

How much does a Clinical Psychologist make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $106,446
Low $75,431
High $150,212
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a clinical psychologist is $106,446 per year in the United States. 1.9k salaries reported, updated at January 25, 2023

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Top companies for Clinical Psychologists in United States

  1. BestNest Management
    17 reviews5 salaries reported
    $251,349per year
  2. $207,464per year
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Highest paying cities for Clinical Psychologists near United States

  1. San Diego, CA
    $205,786 per year
    18 salaries reported
  2. Sacramento, CA
    $174,434 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. South Bend, IN
    $124,866 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Brooklyn, NY
    $122,925 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Soledad, CA
    $122,169 per year
    17 salaries reported
  3. Columbia, SC
    $116,956 per year
    8 salaries reported
  1. New York, NY
    $112,645 per year
    33 salaries reported
  2. Tampa, FL
    $111,510 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Vacaville, CA
    $111,400 per year
    20 salaries reported
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Where can a Clinical Psychologist earn more?

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Most common benefits for Clinical Psychologists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 22 ratings

73% of Clinical Psychologists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?


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Average $96,186 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Clinical Psychologist

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