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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

This occupation includes the 2018 SOC occupations 19-3033 Clinical and Counseling Psychologists and 19-3034 School Psychologists and the 2010 SOC occupation 19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists.


National estimates for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Industry profile for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Geographic profile for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

National estimates for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
111,320 1.5 % $ 42.93 $ 89,290 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 22.31 $ 29.21 $ 38.37 $ 50.41 $ 66.61
Annual Wage (2) $ 46,410 $ 60,750 $ 79,820 $ 104,860 $ 138,550


Industry profile for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 44,970 0.55 $ 38.93 $ 80,960
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 20,060 2.22 $ 48.97 $ 101,860
Offices of Physicians 6,400 0.25 $ 47.88 $ 99,590
Individual and Family Services 6,070 0.24 $ 40.39 $ 84,000
Outpatient Care Centers 5,430 0.57 $ 52.45 $ 109,100

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 20,060 2.22 $ 48.97 $ 101,860
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 3,950 1.63 $ 43.33 $ 90,130
Educational Support Services 2,580 1.39 $ 38.70 $ 80,500
Outpatient Care Centers 5,430 0.57 $ 52.45 $ 109,100
Elementary and Secondary Schools 44,970 0.55 $ 38.93 $ 80,960

Top paying industries for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Outpatient Care Centers 5,430 0.57 $ 52.45 $ 109,100
Child Day Care Services 200 0.03 $ 50.80 $ 105,670
Home Health Care Services 310 0.02 $ 49.77 $ 103,520
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 20,060 2.22 $ 48.97 $ 101,860
Junior Colleges 110 0.02 $ 48.31 $ 100,470


Geographic profile for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

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





States with the highest employment level in Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 17,210 1.05 1.31 $ 55.69 $ 115,830
New York 9,900 1.14 1.42 $ 46.65 $ 97,030
Texas 8,930 0.74 0.92 $ 35.18 $ 73,160
Illinois 5,610 1.00 1.25 $ 38.98 $ 81,070
Florida 5,520 0.65 0.82 $ 37.22 $ 77,410




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Delaware 570 1.34 1.67 $ 38.47 $ 80,030
Massachusetts 4,330 1.29 1.62 $ 42.87 $ 89,170
Rhode Island 560 1.26 1.57 $ 40.80 $ 84,860
Wisconsin 3,250 1.20 1.50 $ 43.35 $ 90,170
Montana 550 1.20 1.50 $ 32.27 $ 67,120




Top paying states for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 17,210 1.05 1.31 $ 55.69 $ 115,830
Hawaii 410 0.72 0.89 $ 53.26 $ 110,780
Louisiana 270 0.15 0.18 $ 52.49 $ 109,180
Oregon 1,520 0.84 1.05 $ 51.92 $ 108,000
District of Columbia 660 0.96 1.20 $ 51.41 $ 106,920





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 9,550 1.08 1.35 $ 49.15 $ 102,230
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 5,380 0.92 1.15 $ 60.10 $ 125,020
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,760 1.09 1.36 $ 39.83 $ 82,850
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,930 1.26 1.57 $ 52.36 $ 108,920
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,870 1.10 1.38 $ 43.23 $ 89,920
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,720 1.01 1.26 $ 38.91 $ 80,940
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,520 0.83 1.04 $ 46.77 $ 97,280
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,310 0.64 0.80 $ 35.75 $ 74,370
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,300 0.92 1.15 $ 37.10 $ 77,170
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,010 0.68 0.84 $ 38.98 $ 81,090




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Goldsboro, NC 120 2.81 3.52 $ 36.84 $ 76,630
Hanford-Corcoran, CA 110 2.48 3.10 $ 54.49 $ 113,330
Madison, WI 940 2.45 3.06 $ 41.50 $ 86,310
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 120 2.44 3.04 $ 43.21 $ 89,870
New Bedford, MA 140 2.39 2.99 $ 41.51 $ 86,350
Cumberland, MD-WV 80 2.33 2.91 $ 39.52 $ 82,200
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 210 2.32 2.90 $ 40.88 $ 85,020
Madera, CA 100 2.20 2.75 $ 55.03 $ 114,450
Gettysburg, PA 70 2.19 2.74 $ 31.00 $ 64,490
College Station-Bryan, TX 230 2.15 2.68 $ 26.30 $ 54,700