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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Massachusetts

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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Massachusetts

Is Massachusetts a good place for you to work as a Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychologist?

11.9% Jobs Projection
$79,810 Median Salary
400 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

4,050 people worked as Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 3,970 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in MA Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,080 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists than average.

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

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in this state are growing at a rate of 11.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.2%.

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

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 400 annual Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists job openings in Massachusetts, and 5,730 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 Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists ranged from $48,710 to $131,350 with $79,810 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.42 to $63.15. The median hourly rate was $38.37.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $36.97 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.40.

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

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

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,530 $81,290
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 1,040 $86,770
Springfield, MA-CT 460 $86,080
Worcester, MA-CT 420 $72,720
Barnstable Town, MA 210 $67,360
New Bedford, MA 130 $62,110
Pittsfield, MA 50 $83,790
Leominster-Gardner, MA 50 $87,170

Top States for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Employment

View the list below to see 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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Occupation MA Employment Total
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