Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Topeka is 50.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Topeka earn an average of $52,470 per year or $25.23 per hour.
  • The percentage of Kansas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Topeka is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Topeka is less than 1%.

Rankings for Topeka

  • Ranks #4 in Kansas for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Kansas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #269 in the nation for salary and #345 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #166 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Kansas

Topeka Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $52,470 or $25.23 per hour which is 45% less than the Kansas average salary of $96,950.

AverageTopekaKansas% Difference
Hourly Wage$25.23$46.61-45.87%
Annual Salary$52,470$96,950-45.88%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Topeka Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $52,470 or $25.23 per hour which is 47% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageTopekaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$25.23$47.90-47.33%
Annual Salary$52,470$99,640-47.34%
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 Topeka earns an average annual salary of $58,306 which compares to the Kansas average annual salary of $96,950. per year.

Cost-of-living in Topeka is 10% less than the Kansas average, which means Topeka residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Kansas average.

  • Kansas average salary is $96,950.
  • Kansas cost-of-living adjusted salary is $104,970.
  • Topeka average salary is $52,470.
  • Topeka cost-of-living adjusted salary is $58,306.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Topeka$52,47089.99%$58,306
Kansas$96,95092.36%$104,970
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 Topeka, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $38,100 and $62,040 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 $95,250, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $23,380, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $23,380
15%2 – 4 years8$23,380 – $38,100
25%5 – 9 years12$38,100 – $48,600
25%10 – 14 years12$48,600 – $62,040
15%15 – 20 years8$48,600 – $95,250
10%20+ years5Above $95,250
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 $52,470, Topeka Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($68,400), and Health Care Social Workers ($62,260).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($47,400), and Social Workers ($49,990).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$68,400
Health Care Social Workers$62,260
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$52,470
Social Workers$49,990
Substance Abuse Counselors$47,400
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Topeka Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Topeka is 50.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $52,470 per year or $25.23 per hour in Topeka.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Topeka Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $58,306 per year or $28 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Topeka are School Psychologists($68,400), Health Care Social Workers($62,260), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($52,470).


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