Salary Report for Kansas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Kansas is 430.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Kansas earn an average of $96,950 per year or $46.61 per hour.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Kansas is 1%.

Kansas Rankings

  • Kansas ranks #19 in the U.S. for Clinical and Counseling Psychologists salary and #35 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Kansas ranks #27 in the U.S. for the total number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists employed.

Compare Kansas to U.S.

Kansas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $96,950 which is 2% less than the national average salary of $99,640.

TypeKansasU.S.% Difference
Average Hourly Wage$46.61$47.90-2.69%
Average Annual Salary$96,950$99,640-2.70%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Range by Education and Experience

In Kansas, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $44,220 and $104,270 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 $0, a rate generally associated with highly educated and experienced Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $29,350, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year43Under $29,350
15%2 – 4 years64$29,350 – $44,220
25%5 – 9 years108$44,220 – $75,410
25%10 – 14 years108$75,410 – $104,270
15%15 – 20 years64$75,410 – $0
10%20+ years43Above $0
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 Kansas psychologists earn about $104,970 per year which is less than the average U.S. psychologist of $99,640.

Cost-of-living in Kansas is 8% less than the national average, which means Kansas 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 Kansas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists salary is $96,950.
  • Adjusted for cost-of-living, Kansas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average salary of $104,970.

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Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $96,950, Kansas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($98,390).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($47,470), Social Workers ($47,850), Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,210), Health Care Social Workers ($59,940), Psychology Teachers ($63,300), and School Psychologists ($70,490).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$98,390
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$96,950
School Psychologists$70,490
Psychology Teachers$63,300
Health Care Social Workers$59,940
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,210
Social Workers$47,850
Marriage and Family Therapists$47,470
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salaries Ranked by Kansas Cities

The average salary for Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Kansas is $96,950. The top cities that pay Clinical and Counseling Psychologists the most are Lawrence ($83,110), Kansas Nonmetropolitan Area ($68,380) and Wichita ($67,320).

When adjusted for cost-of-living, the cities that pay Clinical and Counseling Psychologists the highest average annual salary are Lawrence ($89,136), Kansas Nonmetropolitan Area ($78,202) and Wichita ($73,230).

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
Lawrence$83,110$89,136$6,026
Kansas Nonmetropolitan Area$68,380$78,202$9,822
Wichita$67,320$73,230$5,910
Topeka$52,470$58,306$5,836
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary FAQ for Kansas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

Kansas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $29,350 and $0 a year depending on their level of education, experience and skill.

There are currently 430 Clinical and Counseling Psychologists employed in Kansas which is about 1% of the U.S. total.

Forensic Psychologists are the highest paid psychologists in Kansas with an average annual wage of $98,390.

An entry level psychologist makes as much as $29,350 a year in Kansas

The most Clinical and Counseling Psychologists work in the Kansas Nonmetropolitan Area area where 80 Clinical and Counseling Psychologists are employed.

After being adjusted for cost-of-living, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Kansas earn 104,970 per year, while the average across the United States earns $99,640.

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

City and Rural Summaries

Kansas Nonmetropolitan Area

Average Clinical and Counseling Psychologists Salary: $68,380
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $78,202
Hourly Wage: $32.88
Currently Employed: 80
Cost-of-Living Index: 87.44
Kansas Nonmetropolitan Area Salary Report

Lawrence

Average Clinical and Counseling Psychologists Salary: $83,110
Adjusted for Cost of Living: $89,136
Hourly Wage: $40
Currently Employed: 40
Cost-of-Living Index: 93.24
Lawrence Salary Report

Topeka

Average Clinical and Counseling Psychologists Salary: $52,470
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $58,306
Hourly Wage: $25.23
Currently Employed: 50
Cost-of-Living Index: 89.99
Topeka Salary Report

Wichita

Average Clinical and Counseling Psychologists Salary: $67,320
Adjusted for Cost of Living: $73,230
Hourly Wage: $32
Currently Employed: 80
Cost-of-Living Index: 91.93
Wichita Salary Report

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