Clinical and counseling psychologists

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2019 Workforce
19.5k
Average Age
46.1
Average Salary
$86,847
Average Male Salary
$86,672
Average Female Salary
$86,914

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Clinical and counseling psychologists are most often employed by the Offices of other health practitioners industry. The average yearly wage for Clinical and counseling psychologists was $86,847 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Clinical and counseling psychologists by wage are Database administrators and architects, Detectives & criminal investigators, and Producers & directors.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Clinical and counseling psychologists are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Clinical and counseling psychologists are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Clinical and counseling psychologists and on wages and locations for those in the field. Offices of other health practitioners is the industry that employs the most Clinical and counseling psychologists, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Clinical and counseling psychologists, by average wage, is Justice, public order, & safety activities . Clinical and counseling psychologists are paid most in Vernon, Moraine, West Deerfield & Libertyville (Southeast) Townships PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$86,847
AVERAGE SALARY
± $10,635

In 2019, Clinical and counseling psychologists earned an average of $86,847, $31,323 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Database administrators and architects make somewhat more than Clinical and counseling psychologists while Producers & directors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Clinical and counseling psychologists as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.308
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Clinical and counseling psychologists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.308, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Clinical and counseling psychologists (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Clinical and counseling psychologists.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Clinical and counseling psychologists

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Clinical and counseling psychologists.

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Industries

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Clinical and counseling psychologists, by average wage, are Justice, public order, & safety activities , Administration of human resource programs, and Offices of other health practitioners.

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Industries by Share

19.5k
2019 Workforce
± 3,427
−5.4%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 25.9%

The number of people employed as Clinical and counseling psychologists has been declining at a rate of −5.4%, from 20,600 people in 2018 to 19,487 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Clinical and counseling psychologists employed by various industries. Offices of other health practitioners employs the largest share of Clinical and counseling psychologists at  26.1%, followed by General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 17.1% and Individual & family services with 15%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Clinical and counseling psychologists in the US. The average age of male Clinical and counseling psychologists in the workforce is 53.1 and of female Clinical and counseling psychologists is 43.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Clinical and counseling psychologists is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

5.43k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 1,810
14.1k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,910

72.1% of Clinical and counseling psychologists are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Clinical and counseling psychologists.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Clinical and counseling psychologists
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

76.6% of Clinical and counseling psychologists are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.3% of Clinical and counseling psychologists, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Clinical and counseling psychologists.

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Age by Gender

53.1
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 4.28
43.4
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.58

The median age of Clinical and counseling psychologists is 46.1, and Male employees are generally 9.72 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Clinical and counseling psychologists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Clinical and counseling psychologists is Psychology but a relatively high number of Clinical and counseling psychologists hold a major in Psychology.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.
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