Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Wichita is 80.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Wichita earn an average of $67,320 per year or $32.36 per hour.
  • The percentage of Kansas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Wichita is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Wichita is less than 1%.

Rankings for Wichita

  • Ranks #3 in Kansas for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Kansas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #251 in the nation for salary and #279 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #132 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Kansas

Wichita Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $67,320 or $32.36 per hour which is 30% less than the Kansas average salary of $96,950.

AverageWichitaKansas% Difference
Hourly Wage$32.36$46.61-30.57%
Annual Salary$67,320$96,950-30.56%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Wichita Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $67,320 or $32.36 per hour which is 32% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageWichitaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$32.36$47.90-32.44%
Annual Salary$67,320$99,640-32.44%
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 Wichita earns an average annual salary of $73,230 which compares to the Kansas average annual salary of $96,950. per year.

Cost-of-living in Wichita is 8% less than the Kansas average, which means Wichita 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.
  • Wichita average salary is $67,320.
  • Wichita cost-of-living adjusted salary is $73,230.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Wichita$67,32091.93%$73,230
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 Wichita, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $38,100 and $92,610 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 $132,710, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $19,660, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $19,660
15%2 – 4 years12$19,660 – $38,100
25%5 – 9 years20$38,100 – $62,040
25%10 – 14 years20$62,040 – $92,610
15%15 – 20 years12$62,040 – $132,710
10%20+ years8Above $132,710
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($47,130), Marriage and Family Therapists ($48,220), Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,660), Health Care Social Workers ($62,190), and School Psychologists ($64,430).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$67,320
School Psychologists$64,430
Health Care Social Workers$62,190
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,660
Marriage and Family Therapists$48,220
Social Workers$47,130
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Wichita Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Wichita is 80.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $67,320 per year or $32.36 per hour in Wichita.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Wichita Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $73,230 per year or $35 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Wichita are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($67,320), School Psychologists($64,430), Health Care Social Workers($62,190).


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