Psychologist salary in the United States

Average salary
$88,500/yr
Based on 5,937 income tax records
$31,000
$152,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$76K
 
$92K
 
$95K
 
$91K
$31,000
$152,500
How much do Psychologists make?
The average total salary for a Psychologist is $88,500 per year. This is based on data from 5,937 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Psychologist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Psychologist salary can vary between $31,000 to $152,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Psychologist salary by location

Psychologist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Permanente Medicine, Santa Clara County, CA
11 income tax records
$156,000/yr
$129K – $182K
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US Department Of Defense, Montgomery County, MD
18 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$69K – $197K
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Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA
18 income tax records
$108,000/yr
$95K – $135K
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State Of California, San Luis Obispo County, CA
15 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$47K – $113K
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Baylor College Of Medicine, Harris County, TX
13 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$45K – $120K
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Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hamilton County, OH
19 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$75K – $147K
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HealthPartners, Hennepin County, MN
12 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$73K – $144K
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University Of Michigan Payroll O, Washtenaw County, MI
16 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$58K – $135K
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University Of California, Denver County, CO
15 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$64K – $116K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
12 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$24K – $148K

Psychologist demographics in United States

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44% are single
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56% are married
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48% have kids
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68% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Psychologists in United States

5,937 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a psychologist in the United States is $88,500 per year. Psychologist salaries in the United States can vary between $31,000 to $152,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 5,937 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as psychologist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for psychologists in the United States: Permanente Medicine ($156,000 a year), US Department of Defense ($119,000 a year), and Los Angeles County ($108,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for psychologists in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($106,500 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($106,000 a year), and Charleston Metro Area, SC ($105,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.