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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Kentucky

Considering a career as a Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychologist in Kentucky?

12.1% Jobs Projection
$59,300 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Kentucky is growing faster than average.

  • Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Work in Kentucky?

1,080 people worked as Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,180 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in KY Employment Trend

The amount of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists working in the state is similar to the average state.

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in this state are growing at a rate of 12.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.2%.

Job Projections for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists: Nation vs. KY

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 110 annual Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists job openings in Kentucky, and 1,580 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 12,100 annual jobs and 168,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists ranged from $29,830 to $99,250 with $59,300 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.34 to $47.72. The median hourly rate was $28.51.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $28.68 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.17.

The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky Metros for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 800 $66,740
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 310 $73,630
Lexington-Fayette, KY 290 $48,800
Evansville, IN-KY 110 $76,040
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 100 $47,080
Clarksville, TN-KY 50 $79,830
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY 40 n/a

Top States for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 17,310 $100,850
New York 11,370 $88,710
Texas 6,680 $66,070
Illinois 4,700 $71,340
Pennsylvania 4,440 $74,930
Massachusetts 4,050 $79,810
Ohio 3,950 $72,930
Florida 3,950 $69,650
New Jersey 3,760 $85,160
Minnesota 3,220 $84,630
Wisconsin 3,060 $77,090
North Carolina 3,030 $62,470
Virginia 2,680 $73,930
Colorado 2,670 $84,410
Arizona 2,530 $61,500
Michigan 2,430 $75,340
Washington 2,330 $71,670
Georgia 2,100 $71,200
Maryland 2,090 $78,980
Tennessee 1,800 $64,330

Below are the states where Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $100,850
Oregon $89,150
Connecticut $88,890
New York $88,710
Rhode Island $86,370
New Jersey $85,160
District of Columbia $84,780
Alaska $84,740
Minnesota $84,630
Colorado $84,410

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