Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $70,900 per year or $34.09 per hour.
  • The percentage of Mississippi Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #2 in Mississippi for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Mississippi for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #235 in the nation for salary and #505 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #206 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Mississippi

Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $70,900 or $34.09 per hour which is 7% less than the Mississippi average salary of $76,800.

AverageNortheast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan AreaMississippi% Difference
Hourly Wage$34.09$36.92-7.67%
Annual Salary$70,900$76,800-7.68%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $70,900 or $34.09 per hour which is 28% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageNortheast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$34.09$47.90-28.83%
Annual Salary$70,900$99,640-28.84%
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 Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $83,697 which compares to the Mississippi average annual salary of $76,800. per year.

Cost-of-living in Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area is 15% less than the Mississippi average, which means Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Mississippi average.

  • Mississippi average salary is $76,800.
  • Mississippi cost-of-living adjusted salary is $87,491.
  • Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $70,900.
  • Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $83,697.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area$70,90084.71%$83,697
Mississippi$76,80087.78%$87,491
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 Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $37,230 and $75,320 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 $158,720, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $31,140, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $31,140
15%2 – 4 years6$31,140 – $37,230
25%5 – 9 years10$37,230 – $48,830
25%10 – 14 years10$48,830 – $75,320
15%15 – 20 years6$48,830 – $158,720
10%20+ years4Above $158,720
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $70,900, Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($73,280).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($36,100), Substance Abuse Counselors ($42,680), Health Care Social Workers ($54,800), and School Psychologists ($58,770).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$73,280
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$70,900
School Psychologists$58,770
Health Care Social Workers$54,800
Substance Abuse Counselors$42,680
Social Workers$36,100
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $70,900 per year or $34.09 per hour in Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $83,697 per year or $40 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Northeast Mississippi Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($73,280), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($70,900), School Psychologists($58,770).


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