How much does a Psychologist make in the United States?
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for psychologists
The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 21.23% since 2018. Psychologists with this certification earn +18.95% more than the average base salary, which is $94,725 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this certification||Change from previous year|
|2012||887||increase by 887|
|2013||3033||increase by 241.94%|
|2014||4502||increase by 48.43%|
|2015||2228||decrease by 50.51%|
|2016||3628||increase by 62.84%|
|2017||2932||decrease by 19.18%|
|2018||3137||increase by 6.99%|
|2019||3803||increase by 21.23%|
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Genetics & Genomics
49% of Psychologists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
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