Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Santa Rosa is 160.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Santa Rosa earn an average of $116,400 per year or $55.96 per hour.
  • The percentage of California Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Santa Rosa is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Santa Rosa is less than 1%.

Rankings for Santa Rosa

  • Ranks #14 in California for salary and #9 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #11 in California for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #27 in the nation for salary and #14 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #61 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to California

Santa Rosa Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $116,400 or $55.96 per hour which is 5% less than the California average salary of $122,790.

AverageSanta RosaCalifornia% Difference
Hourly Wage$55.96$59.03-5.20%
Annual Salary$116,400$122,790-5.20%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Santa Rosa Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $116,400 or $55.96 per hour which is 16% more than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageSanta RosaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$55.96$47.9016.83%
Annual Salary$116,400$99,64016.82%
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 Santa Rosa earns an average annual salary of $105,972 which compares to the California average annual salary of $122,790. per year.

Cost-of-living in Santa Rosa is 10% higher than the California average, which means Santa Rosa residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to California average.

  • California average salary is $122,790.
  • California cost-of-living adjusted salary is $111,243.
  • Santa Rosa average salary is $116,400.
  • Santa Rosa cost-of-living adjusted salary is $105,972.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Santa Rosa$116,400109.84%$105,972
California$122,790110.38%$111,243
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 Santa Rosa, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $79,430 and $141,380 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 $165,390, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $39,760, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year16Under $39,760
15%2 – 4 years24$39,760 – $79,430
25%5 – 9 years40$79,430 – $119,480
25%10 – 14 years40$119,480 – $141,380
15%15 – 20 years24$119,480 – $165,390
10%20+ years16Above $165,390
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($56,970), Substance Abuse Counselors ($60,110), Marriage and Family Therapists ($70,480), Health Care Social Workers ($100,890), and School Psychologists ($112,230).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$116,400
School Psychologists$112,230
Health Care Social Workers$100,890
Marriage and Family Therapists$70,480
Substance Abuse Counselors$60,110
Social Workers$56,970
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Santa Rosa Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Santa Rosa is 160.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $116,400 per year or $55.96 per hour in Santa Rosa.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Santa Rosa Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $105,972 per year or $51 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Santa Rosa are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($116,400), School Psychologists($112,230), Health Care Social Workers($100,890).


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