Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Lafayette is 30.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Lafayette earn an average of $105,300 per year or $50.63 per hour.
  • The percentage of Louisiana Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Lafayette is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Lafayette is less than 1%.

Rankings for Lafayette

  • Ranks #3 in Louisiana for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Louisiana for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #62 in the nation for salary and #295 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #252 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Louisiana

Lafayette Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $105,300 or $50.63 per hour which is 3% more than the Louisiana average salary of $101,420.

AverageLafayetteLouisiana% Difference
Hourly Wage$50.63$48.763.84%
Annual Salary$105,300$101,4203.83%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Lafayette Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $105,300 or $50.63 per hour which is 5% more than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageLafayetteU.S.%
Hourly Wage$50.63$47.905.70%
Annual Salary$105,300$99,6405.68%
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 Lafayette earns an average annual salary of $114,981 which compares to the Louisiana average annual salary of $101,420. per year.

Cost-of-living in Lafayette is 8% less than the Louisiana average, which means Lafayette residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Louisiana average.

  • Louisiana average salary is $101,420.
  • Louisiana cost-of-living adjusted salary is $109,383.
  • Lafayette average salary is $105,300.
  • Lafayette cost-of-living adjusted salary is $114,981.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Lafayette$105,30091.58%$114,981
Louisiana$101,42092.72%$109,383
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 Lafayette, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $50,520 and $0 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, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $50,520, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $50,520
15%2 – 4 years4$50,520 – $50,520
25%5 – 9 years8$50,520 – $50,520
25%10 – 14 years8$50,520 – $0
15%15 – 20 years4$50,520 – $0
10%20+ years3Above $0
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 ($36,490), Substance Abuse Counselors ($38,670), and Health Care Social Workers ($56,360).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$105,300
Health Care Social Workers$56,360
Substance Abuse Counselors$38,670
Social Workers$36,490
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Lafayette Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Lafayette is 30.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $105,300 per year or $50.63 per hour in Lafayette.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Lafayette Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $114,981 per year or $55 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Lafayette are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($105,300), Health Care Social Workers($56,360), Substance Abuse Counselors($38,670).


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