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Counseling Psychologist Salary

How much does a Counseling Psychologist make in California, United States?
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Salary Data for Counseling Psychologist

$101,716 (USD)/yr

$49 (USD)/hr

$3,123 (USD)/yr

$100,383 (USD)/yr

$48 (USD)/hr

$3,123 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Advises individuals and groups in universities and colleges, schools, clinics, rehabilitation centers, Veterans Administration hospitals, and industry to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment. Collects data about individuals through use of interviews, case history, and observational techniques. Evaluates data to identify causes of problem of individuals and to determine advisability of counseling or referral to other specialists or institutions.
The average counseling psychologist salary in California, United States is $101,716 or an equivalent hourly rate of $49. This is 14% higher (+$12,103) than the average counseling psychologist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,123. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in California, United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$71,606 (USD)

$126,139 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$117,917 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Counseling Psychologist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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