Highest Paying Industries for Psychologists

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services50.69105430
Specialty hospitals, State government owned50.38104780
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned47.7699350
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)46.9897720
Child Day Care Services46.2496180
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences44.6792920
Scientific Research and Development Services44.4892510
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities44.3492230
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)43.0489530
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists4389440
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners42.8589130
Federal Executive Branch42.5988580
Federal government, including the US Postal Service42.5888560
Manufacturing42.488190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services42.2587880
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned41.2285740
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned40.6684560
Hospitals, State government owned40.684440
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned40.3383880
Offices of Other Health Practitioners40.0683320
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)39.982990
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)39.8482860
Federal, State, and Local Government39.6782520
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service39.6782520
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)39.6582470
Hospitals, Privately owned39.3381810
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned39.3381810
Offices of Physicians39.2781670
Educational Support Services, Privately owned39.1881480
Hospitals, Local government owned38.9681040
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals38.7680620
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)38.6580390
Employment Services38.5580190
Ambulatory Health Care Services38.5180100
Machinery Manufacturing38.3779810
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services37.9979010
Administrative and Support Services37.9979010
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)37.1577280
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services36.8876710
All industries, private ownership only36.6976320
State government, including schools and hospitals36.6476220
All industries36.4475790
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)36.3675620
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service36.2275340
Management of Companies and Enterprises35.9874830
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals35.4673750
Local government, including schools and hospitals35.1373060
Educational Services, Privately owned35.173000
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned35.0472890
Educational Services, Local government owned34.9772740
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)34.9772730
Facilities Support Services34.972590
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned34.7372230
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)34.6572080
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)34.3271380
Outpatient Care Centers34.271130
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned33.6469970
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities33.669890
Junior colleges, Local government owned33.5769830
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned33.4969660
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers33.4269510
Home Health Care Services33.2469140
Finance and Insurance32.8668340
Social Assistance32.8268260
Vocational Rehabilitation Services32.6968000
Social Advocacy Organizations32.6667930
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities32.5167630
Educational Support Services, Local government owned32.3567290
Individual and Family Services32.3267220
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities32.0266610
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned31.8966320
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities30.9364320
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)30.8264100
Insurance Carriers30.7663990
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)30.6663780
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations30.6663780
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned30.6463740
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities30.2762970
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)30.1562720
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities29.6461660
Educational Services, State government owned29.1660650
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned2960310
Other Residential Care Facilities27.5857370
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services27.2956760
Junior colleges, State government owned25.3252670
Civic and Social Organizations21.1644010

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