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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in North Carolina

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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in North Carolina

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15.3% Jobs Projection
$62,470 Median Salary
340 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Work in North Carolina?

In 2018, there were 3,030 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists working in the state.

There were 2,990 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in NC Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in this state are growing at a rate of 15.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.2%.

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

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 340 annual job openings, and a total of 4,660 jobs for North Carolina Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists ranged from $44,900 to $119,960 with $62,470 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.59 to $57.68. The median hourly rate was $30.03.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $30.15 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.12.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top North Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 690 $63,730
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 530 $77,200
Raleigh, NC 430 $71,690
Winston-Salem, NC 310 $62,080
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 290 $59,960
Greensboro-High Point, NC 220 $61,340
Asheville, NC 180 $62,980
Fayetteville, NC 120 $58,250
Greenville, NC 100 $58,710
Wilmington, NC 90 $61,530
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 90 $62,090
Burlington, NC 40 $52,590
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 40 $78,060
New Bern, NC 30 $49,970

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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