Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Augusta-Richmond County is 30.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Augusta-Richmond County earn an average of $78,400 per year or $37.69 per hour.
  • The percentage of Georgia Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Augusta-Richmond County is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Augusta-Richmond County is less than 1%.

Rankings for Augusta-Richmond County

  • Ranks #2 in Georgia for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Georgia for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #193 in the nation for salary and #320 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #241 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Georgia

Augusta-Richmond County Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $78,400 or $37.69 per hour which is 6% more than the Georgia average salary of $73,350.

AverageAugusta-Richmond CountyGeorgia% Difference
Hourly Wage$37.69$35.276.86%
Annual Salary$78,400$73,3506.88%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Augusta-Richmond County Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $78,400 or $37.69 per hour which is 21% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageAugusta-Richmond CountyU.S.%
Hourly Wage$37.69$47.90-21.32%
Annual Salary$78,400$99,640-21.32%
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 Augusta-Richmond County earns an average annual salary of $86,201 which compares to the Georgia average annual salary of $73,350. per year.

Cost-of-living in Augusta-Richmond County is 9% less than the Georgia average, which means Augusta-Richmond County residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Georgia average.

  • Georgia average salary is $73,350.
  • Georgia cost-of-living adjusted salary is $77,586.
  • Augusta-Richmond County average salary is $78,400.
  • Augusta-Richmond County cost-of-living adjusted salary is $86,201.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Augusta-Richmond County$78,40090.95%$86,201
Georgia$73,35094.54%$77,586
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 Augusta-Richmond County, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $48,510 and $79,380 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 $163,310, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $34,070, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $34,070
15%2 – 4 years4$34,070 – $48,510
25%5 – 9 years8$48,510 – $76,360
25%10 – 14 years8$76,360 – $79,380
15%15 – 20 years4$76,360 – $163,310
10%20+ years3Above $163,310
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 $78,400, Augusta-Richmond County Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($92,760).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($45,610), Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,630), Marriage and Family Therapists ($54,720), Health Care Social Workers ($57,950), and School Psychologists ($72,880).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$92,760
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$78,400
School Psychologists$72,880
Health Care Social Workers$57,950
Marriage and Family Therapists$54,720
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,630
Social Workers$45,610
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Augusta-Richmond County Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Augusta-Richmond County is 30.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $78,400 per year or $37.69 per hour in Augusta-Richmond County.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Augusta-Richmond County Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $86,201 per year or $41 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Augusta-Richmond County are Forensic Psychologists($92,760), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($78,400), School Psychologists($72,880).


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