Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Portland-South Portland is 30.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Portland-South Portland earn an average of $83,310 per year or $40.05 per hour.
  • The percentage of Maine Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Portland-South Portland is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Portland-South Portland is less than 1%.

Rankings for Portland-South Portland

  • Ranks #2 in Maine for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Maine for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #167 in the nation for salary and #254 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #267 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Maine

Portland-South Portland Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $83,310 or $40.05 per hour which is 9% less than the Maine average salary of $91,630.

AveragePortland-South PortlandMaine% Difference
Hourly Wage$40.05$44.05-9.08%
Annual Salary$83,310$91,630-9.08%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Portland-South Portland Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $83,310 or $40.05 per hour which is 16% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AveragePortland-South PortlandU.S.%
Hourly Wage$40.05$47.90-16.39%
Annual Salary$83,310$99,640-16.39%
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 Portland-South Portland earns an average annual salary of $90,123 which compares to the Maine average annual salary of $91,630. per year.

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

  • Maine average salary is $91,630.
  • Maine cost-of-living adjusted salary is $94,679.
  • Portland-South Portland average salary is $83,310.
  • Portland-South Portland cost-of-living adjusted salary is $90,123.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Portland-South Portland$83,31092.44%$90,123
Maine$91,63096.78%$94,679
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 Portland-South Portland, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $62,300 and $95,290 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 $109,620, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $56,100, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $56,100
15%2 – 4 years4$56,100 – $62,300
25%5 – 9 years8$62,300 – $79,760
25%10 – 14 years8$79,760 – $95,290
15%15 – 20 years4$79,760 – $109,620
10%20+ years3Above $109,620
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 Health Care Social Workers ($58,940), Substance Abuse Counselors ($61,550), Social Workers ($68,890), Psychology Teachers ($72,220), School Psychologists ($79,680), and Forensic Psychologists ($80,300).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$83,310
Forensic Psychologists$80,300
School Psychologists$79,680
Psychology Teachers$72,220
Social Workers$68,890
Substance Abuse Counselors$61,550
Health Care Social Workers$58,940
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Portland-South Portland Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Portland-South Portland is 30.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $83,310 per year or $40.05 per hour in Portland-South Portland.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Portland-South Portland Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $90,123 per year or $43 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Portland-South Portland are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($83,310), Forensic Psychologists($80,300), School Psychologists($79,680).


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