Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway is 210.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway earn an average of $71,090 per year or $34.18 per hour.
  • The percentage of Arkansas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway is less than 1%.

Rankings for Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway

  • Ranks #2 in Arkansas for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Arkansas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #234 in the nation for salary and #264 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #46 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Arkansas

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $71,090 or $34.18 per hour which is 5% less than the Arkansas average salary of $75,050.

AverageLittle Rock-North Little Rock-ConwayArkansas% Difference
Hourly Wage$34.18$36.08-5.27%
Annual Salary$71,090$75,050-5.28%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $71,090 or $34.18 per hour which is 28% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageLittle Rock-North Little Rock-ConwayU.S.%
Hourly Wage$34.18$47.90-28.64%
Annual Salary$71,090$99,640-28.65%
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 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway earns an average annual salary of $77,062 which compares to the Arkansas average annual salary of $75,050. per year.

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

  • Arkansas average salary is $75,050.
  • Arkansas cost-of-living adjusted salary is $84,156.
  • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway average salary is $71,090.
  • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway cost-of-living adjusted salary is $77,062.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway$71,09092.25%$77,062
Arkansas$75,05089.18%$84,156
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 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $60,280 and $79,000 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 $132,270, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $48,280, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year21Under $48,280
15%2 – 4 years32$48,280 – $60,280
25%5 – 9 years52$60,280 – $62,260
25%10 – 14 years52$62,260 – $79,000
15%15 – 20 years32$62,260 – $132,270
10%20+ years21Above $132,270
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 $71,090, Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($90,830), and Forensic Psychologists ($84,090).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($41,630), Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,510), Health Care Social Workers ($59,860), and School Psychologists ($66,720).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$90,830
Forensic Psychologists$84,090
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$71,090
School Psychologists$66,720
Health Care Social Workers$59,860
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,510
Social Workers$41,630
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway is 210.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $71,090 per year or $34.18 per hour in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $77,062 per year or $37 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway are Psychology Teachers($90,830), Forensic Psychologists($84,090), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($71,090).


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