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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Texas

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Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Texas

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

20.0% Jobs Projection
$66,070 Median Salary
700 Job Openings

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

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

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

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

6,680 people worked as Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 6,250 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 430 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in TX Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in this state are growing at a rate of 20.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.2%.

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

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 700 annual Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists job openings in Texas, and 9,420 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists ranged from $43,210 to $100,000 with $66,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.77 to $48.08. The median hourly rate was $31.76.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $31.25 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.51.

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

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

Top Texas 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
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,530 $69,340
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,510 $71,290
Austin-Round Rock, TX 710 $61,950
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 660 $65,410
College Station-Bryan, TX 280 $47,150
Killeen-Temple, TX 170 $64,170
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 160 $72,500
Waco, TX 110 $62,180
El Paso, TX 110 $73,820
Corpus Christi, TX 100 $62,220
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 90 $70,240
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 90 $62,000
Lubbock, TX 80 $61,230
Wichita Falls, TX 70 n/a
Tyler, TX 70 $54,180
Longview, TX 60 $71,380
Laredo, TX 50 $74,680
Texarkana, TX-AR 30 $64,410
San Angelo, TX 30 $58,550

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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