Salary Report for Idaho Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Idaho is 330.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Idaho earn an average of $77,070 per year or $37.05 per hour.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Idaho is 1%.

Idaho Rankings

  • Idaho ranks #42 in the U.S. for Clinical and Counseling Psychologists salary and #45 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Idaho ranks #34 in the U.S. for the total number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists employed.

Compare Idaho to U.S.

Idaho Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $77,070 which is 22% less than the national average salary of $99,640.

TypeIdahoU.S.% Difference
Average Hourly Wage$37.05$47.90-22.65%
Average Annual Salary$77,070$99,640-22.65%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Range by Education and Experience

In Idaho, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $50,510 and $81,700 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 $130,030, a rate generally associated with highly educated and experienced Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $39,630, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year33Under $39,630
15%2 – 4 years50$39,630 – $50,510
25%5 – 9 years82$50,510 – $62,410
25%10 – 14 years82$62,410 – $81,700
15%15 – 20 years50$62,410 – $130,030
10%20+ years33Above $130,030
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

After being adjusted for cost-of-living, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Idaho psychologists earn about $84,507 per year which is less than the average U.S. psychologist of $99,640.

Cost-of-living in Idaho is 9% less than the national average, which means Idaho residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to other states.

  • National average salary for Clinical and Counseling Psychologists is $99,640.
  • Average Idaho Clinical and Counseling Psychologists salary is $77,070.
  • Adjusted for cost-of-living, Idaho Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average salary of $84,507.

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Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $77,070, Idaho Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($84,070), and Psychology Teachers ($81,250).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($47,560), Substance Abuse Counselors ($53,630), School Psychologists ($53,760), Marriage and Family Therapists ($53,870), and Health Care Social Workers ($63,990).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$84,070
Psychology Teachers$81,250
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$77,070
Health Care Social Workers$63,990
Marriage and Family Therapists$53,870
School Psychologists$53,760
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,630
Social Workers$47,560
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salaries Ranked by Idaho Cities

The average salary for Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Idaho is $77,070. The top cities that pay Clinical and Counseling Psychologists the most are Idaho Falls ($90,580) and Boise City ($69,930).

When adjusted for cost-of-living, the cities that pay Clinical and Counseling Psychologists the highest average annual salary are Idaho Falls ($99,396) and Boise City ($74,815).

The following table shows the average yearly salary range for Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in each city, and the average yearly salary after being adjusted for cost-of-living in that state.

The difference column shows how much more or less purchasing power a Clinical and Counseling Psychologists salary will have in that area.

AreaAverage SalaryCOL AdjustedDifference
Idaho Falls$90,580$99,396$8,816
Boise City$69,930$74,815$4,885
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary FAQ for Idaho Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

Idaho Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $39,630 and $130,030 a year depending on their level of education, experience and skill.

There are currently 330 Clinical and Counseling Psychologists employed in Idaho which is about 1% of the U.S. total.

Forensic Psychologists are the highest paid psychologists in Idaho with an average annual wage of $84,070.

An entry level psychologist makes as much as $39,630 a year in Idaho

The most Clinical and Counseling Psychologists work in the Boise City area where 180 Clinical and Counseling Psychologists are employed.

After being adjusted for cost-of-living, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Idaho earn 84,507 per year, while the average across the United States earns $99,640.

By 0, Idaho will need 0 Clinical and Counseling Psychologists. A less than 5 Clinical and Counseling Psychologists will need to enter into the Idaho work forces each year.

City and Rural Summaries

Boise City

Average Clinical and Counseling Psychologists Salary: $69,930
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $74,815
Hourly Wage: $33.62
Currently Employed: 180
Cost-of-Living Index: 93.47
Boise City Salary Report

Idaho Falls

Average Clinical and Counseling Psychologists Salary: $90,580
Adjusted for Cost of Living: $99,396
Hourly Wage: $44
Currently Employed: 30
Cost-of-Living Index: 91.13
Idaho Falls Salary Report

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