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Private Practice Psychologist

Private Practice Psychologist Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $213,000 $17,750 $4,096 $102
75th Percentile $134,500 $11,208 $2,586 $65
Average $111,817 $9,318 $2,150 $54
25th Percentile $54,500 $4,541 $1,048 $26
$22,500 - $47,499
20% of jobs
$54,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$47,500 - $72,499
16% of jobs
$72,500 - $97,499
18% of jobs
The average salary is $111,817 a year
$97,500 - $122,499
16% of jobs
$134,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$122,500 - $147,499
10% of jobs
$147,500 - $172,499
5% of jobs
$172,500 - $197,499
4% of jobs
$213,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$197,500 - $222,499
4% of jobs
$222,500 - $247,499
2% of jobs
$247,500 - $272,499
1% of jobs
$272,500 - $297,500
1% of jobs

National Average

$22,500 $111,817/year $54/hour $297,500
Private Practice Psychologist Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$111,817
$9,318
$2,150
$54
Chicago, IL
$114,465
$9,539
$2,201
$55

As of Jan 8, 2021, the average annual pay for a Private Practice Psychologist in the United States is $111,817 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $53.76 an hour. This is the equivalent of $2,150/week or $9,318/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $297,500 and as low as $22,500, the majority of Private Practice Psychologist salaries currently range between $54,500 (25th percentile) to $134,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $213,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Private Practice Psychologist varies greatly (by as much as $80,000), 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 Private Practice Psychologist job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Private Practice Psychologist in your area makes on average $114,465 per year, or $2,648 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $111,817. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Private Practice Psychologist salaries.

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

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Private Practice Psychologist Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Private Practice Psychologist job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Berkeley, CA and Daly City, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Daly City, CA beats the national average by $23,305 (20.8%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $28,271 (25.3%) above the $111,817 average.

Importantly, San Mateo, CA has a moderately active Private Practice 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 Private Practice Psychologist appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 11% between San Mateo, CA and New Haven, CT, 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 Private Practice Psychologist role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$140,089$11,674$2,694$67.35
Berkeley, CA$135,500$11,292$2,606$65.14
Daly City, CA$135,123$11,260$2,599$64.96
Richmond, CA$131,251$10,938$2,524$63.10
Stamford, CT$127,806$10,650$2,458$61.44
Bellevue, WA$127,473$10,623$2,451$61.28
Brooklyn, NY$125,642$10,470$2,416$60.40
San Francisco, CA$125,464$10,455$2,413$60.32
Knik-Fairview, AK$125,268$10,439$2,409$60.22
New Haven, CT$124,530$10,378$2,395$59.87

Top 5 Best Paying Related Private Practice Psychologist Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Private Practice Psychologist job category that pay more per year than a typical Private Practice Psychologist salary. Top examples of these roles include: Part Time Psychologist, PTSD Psychologist, and Primary Care Psychologist.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $7,365 (6.6%) and $31,329 (28.0%) more than the average Private Practice Psychologist salary of $111,817. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Private Practice Psychologist jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Private Practice Psychologist position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Part Time Psychologist$143,146$11,929$2,753$68.82
PTSD Psychologist$136,043$11,337$2,616$65.41
Primary Care Psychologist$123,751$10,313$2,380$59.50
Remote Psychologist$121,182$10,098$2,330$58.26
Psychologist Contractor$119,182$9,932$2,292$57.30
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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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