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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

19-3039 Psychologists, All Other

All psychologists not listed separately.


National estimates for Psychologists, All Other
Industry profile for Psychologists, All Other
Geographic profile for Psychologists, All Other

National estimates for Psychologists, All Other:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Psychologists, All Other:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
13,800 3.4 % $ 47.12 $ 98,010 1.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for Psychologists, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 19.12 $ 35.53 $ 49.47 $ 57.81 $ 64.04
Annual Wage (2) $ 39,760 $ 73,910 $ 102,900 $ 120,240 $ 133,200


Industry profile for Psychologists, All Other:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Psychologists, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 8,310 0.39 $ 48.82 $ 101,540
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 1,080 0.11 $ 46.03 $ 95,750
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 710 0.02 $ 36.02 $ 74,930
Offices of Physicians 680 0.03 $ 52.17 $ 108,520
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 590 0.01 $ 45.26 $ 94,140

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Psychologists, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 8,310 0.39 $ 48.82 $ 101,540
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 1,080 0.11 $ 46.03 $ 95,750
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 160 0.07 $ 36.43 $ 75,770
Scientific Research and Development Services 430 0.05 $ 47.18 $ 98,140
Educational Support Services 80 0.04 $ 36.20 $ 75,300

Top paying industries for Psychologists, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services (8) (8) $ 63.79 $ 132,680
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 40 0.01 $ 58.07 $ 120,780
Offices of Physicians 680 0.03 $ 52.17 $ 108,520
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 90 0.03 $ 50.47 $ 104,980
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 8,310 0.39 $ 48.82 $ 101,540


Geographic profile for Psychologists, All Other:

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



Map of employment of psychologists, all other by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Psychologists, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 1,500 0.09 0.93 $ 53.95 $ 112,210
Illinois 870 0.15 1.58 $ 47.95 $ 99,740
Texas 840 0.07 0.70 $ 48.89 $ 101,680
Florida 800 0.09 0.94 $ 49.64 $ 103,240
Minnesota 610 0.22 2.29 $ 39.01 $ 81,150


Map of location quotient of psychologists, all other by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Psychologists, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Virginia 320 0.48 4.91 $ 26.92 $ 55,990
District of Columbia 240 0.36 3.67 $ 50.21 $ 104,440
Maine 200 0.33 3.37 $ 35.72 $ 74,290
Hawaii 130 0.24 2.46 $ 44.26 $ 92,060
Rhode Island 110 0.23 2.36 $ 44.43 $ 92,400


Map of annual mean wages of psychologists, all other by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Psychologists, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 30 0.11 1.08 $ 54.35 $ 113,040
Oregon 230 0.12 1.27 $ 54.12 $ 112,570
California 1,500 0.09 0.93 $ 53.95 $ 112,210
Maryland 530 0.21 2.11 $ 53.54 $ 111,350
Iowa 90 0.06 0.59 $ 51.06 $ 106,200



Map of employment of psychologists, all other by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Psychologists, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 720 0.17 1.75 $ 49.73 $ 103,430
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 670 0.23 2.35 $ 53.01 $ 110,250
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 530 0.06 0.63 $ 49.14 $ 102,220
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 430 0.23 2.38 $ 35.43 $ 73,700
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 390 0.15 1.53 $ 47.40 $ 98,590
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 380 0.07 0.67 $ 54.03 $ 112,390
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 330 0.17 1.75 $ 51.05 $ 106,180
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 280 0.20 2.06 $ 50.77 $ 105,610
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 250 0.11 1.16 $ 60.83 $ 126,520
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 240 0.09 0.93 $ 49.51 $ 102,980


Map of location quotient of psychologists, all other by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Psychologists, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 40 0.83 8.48 $ 35.11 $ 73,030
Ann Arbor, MI 140 0.70 7.19 (8) (8)
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 180 0.58 5.94 $ 34.96 $ 72,710
Iowa City, IA 50 0.52 5.26 $ 50.52 $ 105,090
Killeen-Temple, TX 70 0.48 4.94 (8) (8)
Charleston, WV 40 0.39 4.02 $ 21.48 $ 44,680
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 50 0.39 3.97 $ 34.27 $ 71,280
Eugene, OR 60 0.39 3.94 $ 60.13 $ 125,070
Columbus, GA-AL 40 0.36 3.65 $ 44.80 $ 93,170
Dayton, OH 120 0.34 3.51 $ 54.23 $ 112,800


Map of annual mean wages of psychologists, all other by area, May 2021


Top paying metropolitan areas for Psychologists, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 140 0.14 1.41 $ 62.00 $ 128,960
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 250 0.11 1.16 $ 60.83 $ 126,520
Eugene, OR 60 0.39 3.94 $ 60.13 $ 125,070
Jacksonville, FL 30 0.05 0.52 $ 55.10 $ 114,600
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 210 0.17 1.72 $ 54.31 $ 112,960
Dayton, OH 120 0.34 3.51 $ 54.23 $ 112,800
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 380 0.07 0.67 $ 54.03 $ 112,390
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 670 0.23 2.35 $ 53.01 $ 110,250
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 130 0.12 1.20 $ 52.74 $ 109,690
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 330 0.17 1.75 $ 51.05 $ 106,180

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Psychologists, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 70 0.53 5.41 $ 23.00 $ 47,830
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 60 0.35 3.57 $ 34.97 $ 72,730
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 40 0.14 1.46 $ 51.42 $ 106,950
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 30 0.50 5.11 $ 24.08 $ 50,080

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Psychologists, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 70 0.53 5.41 $ 23.00 $ 47,830
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 30 0.50 5.11 $ 24.08 $ 50,080
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 60 0.35 3.57 $ 34.97 $ 72,730
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 40 0.14 1.46 $ 51.42 $ 106,950

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Psychologists, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 40 0.14 1.46 $ 51.42 $ 106,950
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 60 0.35 3.57 $ 34.97 $ 72,730
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 30 0.50 5.11 $ 24.08 $ 50,080
Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 70 0.53 5.41 $ 23.00 $ 47,830


About May 2021 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 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.

(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 OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2021 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2022