Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is 950.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach earn an average of $92,750 per year or $44.59 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is 2%.

Rankings for Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach

  • Ranks #4 in Florida for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #114 in the nation for salary and #13 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #10 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $92,750 or $44.59 per hour which is 5% more than the Florida average salary of $87,730.

AverageMiami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm BeachFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$44.59$42.185.71%
Annual Salary$92,750$87,7305.72%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $92,750 or $44.59 per hour which is 6% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageMiami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm BeachU.S.%
Hourly Wage$44.59$47.90-6.91%
Annual Salary$92,750$99,640-6.91%
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 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach earns an average annual salary of $84,334 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $87,730. per year.

Cost-of-living in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is 10% higher than the Florida average, which means Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Florida average.

  • Florida average salary is $87,730.
  • Florida cost-of-living adjusted salary is $87,112.
  • Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach average salary is $92,750.
  • Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach cost-of-living adjusted salary is $84,334.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach$92,750109.98%$84,334
Florida$87,730100.71%$87,112
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 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $50,510 and $130,030 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 $166,550, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $47,470, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year95Under $47,470
15%2 – 4 years142$47,470 – $50,510
25%5 – 9 years238$50,510 – $74,490
25%10 – 14 years238$74,490 – $130,030
15%15 – 20 years142$74,490 – $166,550
10%20+ years95Above $166,550
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 $92,750, Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($97,900).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($48,350), Substance Abuse Counselors ($51,110), Social Workers ($52,450), Health Care Social Workers ($62,210), School Psychologists ($82,350), and Psychology Teachers ($91,390).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$97,900
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$92,750
Psychology Teachers$91,390
School Psychologists$82,350
Health Care Social Workers$62,210
Social Workers$52,450
Substance Abuse Counselors$51,110
Marriage and Family Therapists$48,350
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is 950.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $92,750 per year or $44.59 per hour in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $84,334 per year or $41 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach are Forensic Psychologists($97,900), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($92,750), Psychology Teachers($91,390).


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