Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Huntsville is 40.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Huntsville earn an average of $77,500 per year or $37.26 per hour.
  • The percentage of Alabama Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Huntsville is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Huntsville is less than 1%.

Rankings for Huntsville

  • Ranks #2 in Alabama for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Alabama for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #198 in the nation for salary and #272 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #201 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Alabama

Huntsville Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $77,500 or $37.26 per hour which is 8% less than the Alabama average salary of $84,360.

AverageHuntsvilleAlabama% Difference
Hourly Wage$37.26$40.56-8.14%
Annual Salary$77,500$84,360-8.13%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Huntsville Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $77,500 or $37.26 per hour which is 22% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageHuntsvilleU.S.%
Hourly Wage$37.26$47.90-22.21%
Annual Salary$77,500$99,640-22.22%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

When adjusted for cost-of-living, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Huntsville earns an average annual salary of $84,111 which compares to the Alabama average annual salary of $84,360. per year.

Cost-of-living in Huntsville is 8% less than the Alabama average, which means Huntsville residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Alabama average.

  • Alabama average salary is $84,360.
  • Alabama cost-of-living adjusted salary is $94,521.
  • Huntsville average salary is $77,500.
  • Huntsville cost-of-living adjusted salary is $84,111.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Huntsville$77,50092.14%$84,111
Alabama$84,36089.25%$94,521
U.S.$99,640$99,640
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Huntsville, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $39,630 and $64,720 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn more than $169,620, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $37,240, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $37,240
15%2 – 4 years6$37,240 – $39,630
25%5 – 9 years10$39,630 – $50,800
25%10 – 14 years10$50,800 – $64,720
15%15 – 20 years6$50,800 – $169,620
10%20+ years4Above $169,620
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $77,500, Huntsville Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($86,020).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($42,100), Social Workers ($45,170), and Health Care Social Workers ($50,220).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$86,020
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$77,500
Health Care Social Workers$50,220
Social Workers$45,170
Substance Abuse Counselors$42,100
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Huntsville Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Huntsville is 40.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $77,500 per year or $37.26 per hour in Huntsville.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Huntsville Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $84,111 per year or $40 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Huntsville are Psychology Teachers($86,020), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($77,500), Health Care Social Workers($50,220).


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