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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

19-3031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.


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)
113,270 1.4 % $42.04 $87,450 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $21.75 $28.65 $37.59 $49.26 $63.78
Annual Wage (2) $45,240 $59,590 $78,200 $102,470 $132,670


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)
Elementary and Secondary Schools 45,630 0.53 $38.55 $80,180
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 20,040 2.10 $48.22 $100,300
Individual and Family Services 6,640 0.26 $40.93 $85,140
Offices of Physicians 6,280 0.24 $46.14 $95,960
Outpatient Care Centers 5,830 0.61 $48.02 $99,870

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 20,040 2.10 $48.22 $100,300
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 3,700 1.50 $41.51 $86,350
Educational Support Services 2,430 1.24 $37.79 $78,610
Outpatient Care Centers 5,830 0.61 $48.02 $99,870
Elementary and Secondary Schools 45,630 0.53 $38.55 $80,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Child Day Care Services 180 0.02 $57.75 $120,130
Home Health Care Services 280 0.02 $50.69 $105,440
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 20,040 2.10 $48.22 $100,300
Outpatient Care Centers 5,830 0.61 $48.02 $99,870
Junior Colleges 120 0.02 $46.60 $96,930


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)
California 16,960 0.98 1.26 $53.73 $111,750
New York 11,030 1.16 1.50 $46.23 $96,170
Texas 8,430 0.68 0.88 $35.54 $73,920
Florida 5,270 0.60 0.78 $37.24 $77,460
Illinois 5,100 0.85 1.10 $36.08 $75,050




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)
Rhode Island 700 1.44 1.87 $40.44 $84,120
Vermont 410 1.33 1.73 $33.71 $70,120
West Virginia 890 1.27 1.65 $26.34 $54,780
Delaware 560 1.23 1.60 $38.49 $80,060
New York 11,030 1.16 1.50 $46.23 $96,170




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oregon 1,220 0.64 0.83 $53.85 $112,010
California 16,960 0.98 1.26 $53.73 $111,750
District of Columbia 720 1.00 1.29 $51.40 $106,900
New York 11,030 1.16 1.50 $46.23 $96,170
Louisiana 290 0.15 0.20 $46.17 $96,040





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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 10,320 1.07 1.39 $48.23 $100,320
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 4,920 0.79 1.02 $56.32 $117,140
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,270 0.91 1.18 $36.75 $76,440
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,010 1.05 1.36 $40.23 $83,670
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,930 1.18 1.53 $52.92 $110,070
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,730 0.97 1.26 $43.83 $91,170
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,600 0.82 1.06 $46.24 $96,180
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,050 0.56 0.73 $37.75 $78,520
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,980 1.00 1.30 $41.73 $86,810
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,880 0.71 0.92 $38.78 $80,660