Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Lansing-East Lansing is 70.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Lansing-East Lansing earn an average of $86,870 per year or $41.76 per hour.
  • The percentage of Michigan Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Lansing-East Lansing is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Lansing-East Lansing is less than 1%.

Rankings for Lansing-East Lansing

  • Ranks #3 in Michigan for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Michigan for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #145 in the nation for salary and #219 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #137 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Michigan

Lansing-East Lansing Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $86,870 or $41.76 per hour which is 6% more than the Michigan average salary of $81,940.

AverageLansing-East LansingMichigan% Difference
Hourly Wage$41.76$39.405.99%
Annual Salary$86,870$81,9406.02%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Lansing-East Lansing Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $86,870 or $41.76 per hour which is 12% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageLansing-East LansingU.S.%
Hourly Wage$41.76$47.90-12.82%
Annual Salary$86,870$99,640-12.82%
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 Lansing-East Lansing earns an average annual salary of $92,959 which compares to the Michigan average annual salary of $81,940. per year.

Cost-of-living in Lansing-East Lansing is 7% less than the Michigan average, which means Lansing-East Lansing 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.
  • Lansing-East Lansing average salary is $86,870.
  • Lansing-East Lansing cost-of-living adjusted salary is $92,959.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Lansing-East Lansing$86,87093.45%$92,959
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 Lansing-East Lansing, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $62,110 and $102,870 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 $124,970, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $47,830, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year7Under $47,830
15%2 – 4 years10$47,830 – $62,110
25%5 – 9 years18$62,110 – $78,400
25%10 – 14 years18$78,400 – $102,870
15%15 – 20 years10$78,400 – $124,970
10%20+ years7Above $124,970
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 ($53,130), Substance Abuse Counselors ($58,410), Health Care Social Workers ($63,450), Forensic Psychologists ($64,790), and School Psychologists ($78,910).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$86,870
School Psychologists$78,910
Forensic Psychologists$64,790
Health Care Social Workers$63,450
Substance Abuse Counselors$58,410
Social Workers$53,130
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Lansing-East Lansing Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Lansing-East Lansing is 70.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $86,870 per year or $41.76 per hour in Lansing-East Lansing.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Lansing-East Lansing Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $92,959 per year or $45 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Lansing-East Lansing are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($86,870), School Psychologists($78,910), Forensic Psychologists($64,790).


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