Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Boise City is 180.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Boise City earn an average of $69,930 per year or $33.62 per hour.
  • The percentage of Idaho Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Boise City is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Boise City is less than 1%.

Rankings for Boise City

  • Ranks #2 in Idaho for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Idaho for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #241 in the nation for salary and #217 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #55 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Idaho

Boise City Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $69,930 or $33.62 per hour which is 9% less than the Idaho average salary of $77,070.

AverageBoise CityIdaho% Difference
Hourly Wage$33.62$37.05-9.26%
Annual Salary$69,930$77,070-9.26%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Boise City Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $69,930 or $33.62 per hour which is 29% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageBoise CityU.S.%
Hourly Wage$33.62$47.90-29.81%
Annual Salary$69,930$99,640-29.82%
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 Boise City earns an average annual salary of $74,815 which compares to the Idaho average annual salary of $77,070. per year.

Cost-of-living in Boise City is 7% less than the Idaho average, which means Boise City residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Idaho average.

  • Idaho average salary is $77,070.
  • Idaho cost-of-living adjusted salary is $84,507.
  • Boise City average salary is $69,930.
  • Boise City cost-of-living adjusted salary is $74,815.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Boise City$69,93093.47%$74,815
Idaho$77,07091.20%$84,507
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 Boise City, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $50,510 and $77,190 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 $130,010, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $24,360, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year18Under $24,360
15%2 – 4 years27$24,360 – $50,510
25%5 – 9 years45$50,510 – $60,550
25%10 – 14 years45$60,550 – $77,190
15%15 – 20 years27$60,550 – $130,010
10%20+ years18Above $130,010
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 $69,930, Boise City Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($89,050).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($48,690), Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,990), Marriage and Family Therapists ($54,620), School Psychologists ($56,990), and Health Care Social Workers ($65,430).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$89,050
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$69,930
Health Care Social Workers$65,430
School Psychologists$56,990
Marriage and Family Therapists$54,620
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,990
Social Workers$48,690
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Boise City Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Boise City is 180.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $69,930 per year or $33.62 per hour in Boise City.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Boise City Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $74,815 per year or $36 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Boise City are Forensic Psychologists($89,050), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($69,930), Health Care Social Workers($65,430).


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