Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn is 840.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn earn an average of $87,460 per year or $42.05 per hour.
  • The percentage of Michigan Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn is 1%.

Rankings for Detroit-Warren-Dearborn

  • Ranks #2 in Michigan for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Michigan for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #142 in the nation for salary and #121 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #11 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Michigan

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $87,460 or $42.05 per hour which is 6% more than the Michigan average salary of $81,940.

AverageDetroit-Warren-DearbornMichigan% Difference
Hourly Wage$42.05$39.406.73%
Annual Salary$87,460$81,9406.74%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $87,460 or $42.05 per hour which is 12% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageDetroit-Warren-DearbornU.S.%
Hourly Wage$42.05$47.90-12.21%
Annual Salary$87,460$99,640-12.22%
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 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn earns an average annual salary of $90,081 which compares to the Michigan average annual salary of $81,940. per year.

Cost-of-living in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn is 3% less than the Michigan average, which means Detroit-Warren-Dearborn residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Michigan average.

  • Michigan average salary is $81,940.
  • Michigan cost-of-living adjusted salary is $87,133.
  • Detroit-Warren-Dearborn average salary is $87,460.
  • Detroit-Warren-Dearborn cost-of-living adjusted salary is $90,081.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn$87,46097.09%$90,081
Michigan$81,94094.04%$87,133
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 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $60,820 and $90,650 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 $129,380, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $48,620, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year84Under $48,620
15%2 – 4 years126$48,620 – $60,820
25%5 – 9 years210$60,820 – $74,870
25%10 – 14 years210$74,870 – $90,650
15%15 – 20 years126$74,870 – $129,380
10%20+ years84Above $129,380
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 Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,800), Social Workers ($51,500), Health Care Social Workers ($58,930), School Psychologists ($79,970), Psychology Teachers ($81,680), and Forensic Psychologists ($82,100).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$87,460
Forensic Psychologists$82,100
Psychology Teachers$81,680
School Psychologists$79,970
Health Care Social Workers$58,930
Social Workers$51,500
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,800
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn is 840.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $87,460 per year or $42.05 per hour in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $90,081 per year or $43 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($87,460), Forensic Psychologists($82,100), Psychology Teachers($81,680).


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