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Principal Clinical Psychologist

Principal Clinical Psychologist Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $158,500 $13,208 $3,048 $76
75th Percentile $139,000 $11,583 $2,673 $67
Average $111,931 $9,327 $2,152 $54
25th Percentile $85,000 $7,083 $1,634 $41
$32,000 - $44,499
2% of jobs
$44,500 - $56,999
3% of jobs
$57,000 - $69,499
6% of jobs
$69,500 - $81,999
9% of jobs
$85,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$82,000 - $94,499
16% of jobs
$94,500 - $106,999
12% of jobs
The average salary is $111,931 a year
$107,000 - $119,499
12% of jobs
$119,500 - $131,999
9% of jobs
$139,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$132,000 - $144,499
9% of jobs
$144,500 - $156,999
11% of jobs
$158,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$157,000 - $169,500
6% of jobs

National Average

$32,000 $111,931/year $54/hour $169,500
Principal Clinical Psychologist Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$111,931
$9,327
$2,152
$54
Chicago, IL
$114,582
$9,548
$2,204
$55

As of Nov 22, 2020, the average annual pay for a Principal Clinical Psychologist in the United States is $111,931 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $53.81 an hour. This is the equivalent of $2,153/week or $9,328/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $169,500 and as low as $32,000, the majority of Principal Clinical Psychologist salaries currently range between $85,000 (25th percentile) to $139,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $158,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Principal Clinical Psychologist varies greatly (by as much as $54,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Principal Clinical Psychologist job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Principal Clinical Psychologist in your area makes on average $114,582 per year, or $2,651 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $111,931. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Principal Clinical Psychologist salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Principal Clinical Psychologist jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Principal Clinical Psychologist on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Principal Clinical Psychologist Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Principal Clinical Psychologist job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Juneau, AK and Boston, MA close behind in the second and third positions. Boston, MA beats the national average by $16,725 (13.9%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $19,781 (16.2%) above the $111,931 average.

Importantly, San Mateo, CA has a moderately active Principal Clinical Psychologist job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Principal Clinical Psychologist appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 5% between San Mateo, CA and Queens, NY, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Principal Clinical Psychologist role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$131,713$10,976$2,533$63.32
Juneau, AK$128,848$10,737$2,478$61.95
Boston, MA$128,657$10,721$2,474$61.85
Santa Monica, CA$127,062$10,589$2,444$61.09
Quincy, MA$126,953$10,579$2,441$61.04
Berkeley, CA$126,798$10,567$2,438$60.96
Renton, WA$126,569$10,547$2,434$60.85
Daly City, CA$126,442$10,537$2,432$60.79
Minneapolis, MN$125,126$10,427$2,406$60.16
Queens, NY$124,915$10,410$2,402$60.06
About Our Data
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Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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