Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Tuscaloosa is 30.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Tuscaloosa earn an average of $73,210 per year or $35.20 per hour.
  • The percentage of Alabama Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Tuscaloosa is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Tuscaloosa is less than 1%.

Rankings for Tuscaloosa

  • Ranks #3 in Alabama for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Alabama for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #226 in the nation for salary and #380 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #257 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Alabama

Tuscaloosa Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $73,210 or $35.20 per hour which is 13% less than the Alabama average salary of $84,360.

AverageTuscaloosaAlabama% Difference
Hourly Wage$35.20$40.56-13.21%
Annual Salary$73,210$84,360-13.22%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Tuscaloosa Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $73,210 or $35.20 per hour which is 26% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageTuscaloosaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$35.20$47.90-26.51%
Annual Salary$73,210$99,640-26.53%
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 Tuscaloosa earns an average annual salary of $82,342 which compares to the Alabama average annual salary of $84,360. per year.

Cost-of-living in Tuscaloosa is 11% less than the Alabama average, which means Tuscaloosa 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.
  • Tuscaloosa average salary is $73,210.
  • Tuscaloosa cost-of-living adjusted salary is $82,342.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Tuscaloosa$73,21088.91%$82,342
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 Tuscaloosa, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $52,640 and $78,770 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 $99,710, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $48,960, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $48,960
15%2 – 4 years4$48,960 – $52,640
25%5 – 9 years8$52,640 – $62,470
25%10 – 14 years8$62,470 – $78,770
15%15 – 20 years4$62,470 – $99,710
10%20+ years3Above $99,710
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 $73,210, Tuscaloosa Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($95,330).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($44,420), Substance Abuse Counselors ($47,090), and Health Care Social Workers ($48,270).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$95,330
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$73,210
Health Care Social Workers$48,270
Substance Abuse Counselors$47,090
Social Workers$44,420
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Tuscaloosa Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Tuscaloosa is 30.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $73,210 per year or $35.20 per hour in Tuscaloosa.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Tuscaloosa Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $82,342 per year or $40 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Tuscaloosa are Psychology Teachers($95,330), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($73,210), Health Care Social Workers($48,270).


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