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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
13,480 4.6 % $45.97 $95,610 2.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $19.82 $34.87 $48.45 $54.54 $61.31
Annual Wage (2) $41,220 $72,540 $100,770 $113,440 $127,510


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) 8,010 0.40 $45.17 $93,950
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 1,520 0.17 $56.09 $116,670
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 550 0.02 $36.54 $75,990
Outpatient Care Centers 470 0.05 $41.67 $86,680
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 420 0.01 $43.05 $89,550

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) 8,010 0.40 $45.17 $93,950
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 1,520 0.17 $56.09 $116,670
Educational Support Services 170 0.10 $52.54 $109,270
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 160 0.07 $32.34 $67,260
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 150 0.06 $42.85 $89,130

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 100 (7) $56.22 $116,940
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 1,520 0.17 $56.09 $116,670
Educational Support Services 170 0.10 $52.54 $109,270
Elementary and Secondary Schools (8) (8) $51.13 $106,340
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 8,010 0.40 $45.17 $93,950


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 2,080 0.12 1.31 $55.22 $114,860
Florida 1,330 0.15 1.66 $46.46 $96,640
Massachusetts 980 0.27 2.95 $40.17 $83,550
Texas 740 0.06 0.66 $43.64 $90,780
Maryland 630 0.23 2.52 $54.00 $112,330




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 200 0.29 3.08 $45.86 $95,380
Massachusetts 980 0.27 2.95 $40.17 $83,550
Maryland 630 0.23 2.52 $54.00 $112,330
Rhode Island 90 0.19 2.04 $35.13 $73,080
Montana 90 0.19 2.02 $33.59 $69,870




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 2,080 0.12 1.31 $55.22 $114,860
Maryland 630 0.23 2.52 $54.00 $112,330
Kansas 120 0.09 0.92 $49.48 $102,910
Washington 370 0.11 1.22 $49.40 $102,760
New York 480 0.05 0.55 $47.90 $99,640





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)
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 760 0.28 2.97 $42.78 $88,980
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 610 0.19 2.08 $50.20 $104,420
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 410 0.16 1.71 $40.00 $83,210
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 390 0.04 0.44 $49.18 $102,280
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 350 0.18 1.93 $45.32 $94,260
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 300 0.23 2.46 $47.36 $98,520
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 300 0.22 2.32 $57.30 $119,170
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 300 0.12 1.32 $49.12 $102,180
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 300 0.15 1.60 $50.21 $104,440
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 210 0.14 1.51 $46.14 $95,970




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)
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 70 0.41 4.39 $43.22 $89,890
Modesto, CA 70 0.40 4.35 $32.61 $67,820
Dayton, OH 110 0.30 3.19 $50.86 $105,800
New Haven, CT 80 0.29 3.14 $42.82 $89,070
Roanoke, VA 40 0.29 3.08 $43.07 $89,570
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 760 0.28 2.97 $42.78 $88,980
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 30 0.25 2.69 $44.21 $91,950
Colorado Springs, CO 70 0.25 2.71 (8) (8)
Urban Honolulu, HI 110 0.24 2.57 $45.08 $93,760
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 300 0.23 2.46 $47.36 $98,520




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)
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 110 0.11 1.17 $58.97 $122,650
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 300 0.22 2.32 $57.30 $119,170
Dayton, OH 110 0.30 3.19 $50.86 $105,800
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 300 0.15 1.60 $50.21 $104,440
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 610 0.19 2.08 $50.20 $104,420
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 390 0.04 0.44 $49.18 $102,280
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 300 0.12 1.32 $49.12 $102,180
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 300 0.23 2.46 $47.36 $98,520
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 120 0.04 0.42 $47.19 $98,160
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 160 0.06 0.64 $46.53 $96,780

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 0.39 4.20 $43.43 $90,340

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 0.39 4.20 $43.43 $90,340

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 0.39 4.20 $43.43 $90,340


About May 2018 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.

(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 2018 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 29, 2019