Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

19-3039 Psychologists, All Other

All psychologists not listed separately.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
10,350 2.0 % $41.53 $86,380 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $20.31 $31.52 $43.28 $50.26 $55.88
Annual Wage (2) $42,240 $65,560 $90,020 $104,540 $116,240


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,460 0.32 $42.26 $87,910
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 1,310 0.18 $42.77 $88,970
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 520 0.02 $32.40 $67,380
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 380 0.01 $44.67 $92,910
Offices of Physicians 270 0.01 $40.81 $84,890

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 6,460 0.32 $42.26 $87,910
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 1,310 0.18 $42.77 $88,970
Educational Support Services 120 0.08 $40.48 $84,190
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 120 0.05 $32.22 $67,020
Scientific Research and Development Services 240 0.04 $45.65 $94,950

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 210 (7) $48.26 $100,380
Outpatient Care Centers 80 0.01 $48.03 $99,900
Scientific Research and Development Services 240 0.04 $45.65 $94,950
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 380 0.01 $44.67 $92,910
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 1,310 0.18 $42.77 $88,970


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 1,240 0.17 2.14 $41.14 $85,570
California 970 0.07 0.86 $41.68 $86,690
Texas 620 0.06 0.73 $41.20 $85,700
Maryland 570 0.23 2.88 $51.53 $107,180
New York 510 0.06 0.75 $44.45 $92,450




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 190 0.28 3.57 $41.26 $85,830
Maryland 570 0.23 2.88 $51.53 $107,180
Hawaii 120 0.20 2.56 $41.53 $86,370
Florida 1,240 0.17 2.14 $41.14 $85,570
Oregon 240 0.15 1.89 $42.74 $88,900




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Maryland 570 0.23 2.88 $51.53 $107,180
North Dakota 40 0.09 1.14 $46.95 $97,650
Virginia 300 0.08 1.05 $46.56 $96,850
Kansas 100 0.08 0.95 $46.29 $96,290
Illinois 270 0.05 0.61 $45.40 $94,440





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 290 0.12 1.55 $46.21 $96,120
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 280 0.25 3.17 $37.86 $78,750
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 280 0.05 0.68 $47.56 $98,920
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 250 0.14 1.81 $37.83 $78,690
Baltimore-Towson, MD 210 0.17 2.10 $49.10 $102,130
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 210 0.29 3.64 $28.45 $59,180
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 190 0.05 0.62 $38.97 $81,050
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 170 0.12 1.56 $38.68 $80,460
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 170 0.14 1.72 $43.09 $89,620
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 160 0.18 2.30 $40.07 $83,350




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alexandria, LA 40 0.66 8.33 $41.64 $86,600
Ann Arbor, MI 100 0.51 6.44 $39.50 $82,160
Gainesville, FL 60 0.49 6.20 $35.85 $74,560
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 70 0.46 5.78 $66.96 $139,290
New Haven, CT 100 0.35 4.44 $38.50 $80,080
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 60 0.31 3.86 $40.51 $84,260
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 210 0.29 3.64 $28.45 $59,180
Dayton, OH 100 0.28 3.57 $46.44 $96,590
Honolulu, HI 110 0.26 3.27 $41.51 $86,340
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 280 0.25 3.17 $37.86 $78,750




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 70 0.46 5.78 $66.96 $139,290
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 120 0.03 0.40 $53.89 $112,100
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 150 0.14 1.81 $51.85 $107,850
Baltimore-Towson, MD 210 0.17 2.10 $49.10 $102,130
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 30 0.03 0.41 $48.25 $100,360
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 280 0.05 0.68 $47.56 $98,920
Tucson, AZ (8) (8) (8) $47.37 $98,530
Jacksonville, FL 50 0.09 1.16 $46.77 $97,280
Dayton, OH 100 0.28 3.57 $46.44 $96,590
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 290 0.12 1.55 $46.21 $96,120

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area 30 0.35 4.47 $38.86 $80,840

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area 30 0.35 4.47 $38.86 $80,840

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area 30 0.35 4.47 $38.86 $80,840


About May 2012 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2012 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2012 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2012 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2012 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2012 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 29, 2013