Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Akron is 150.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Akron earn an average of $88,980 per year or $42.78 per hour.
  • The percentage of Ohio Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Akron is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Akron is less than 1%.

Rankings for Akron

  • Ranks #11 in Ohio for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Ohio for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #132 in the nation for salary and #236 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #64 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Ohio

Akron Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $88,980 or $42.78 per hour which is 15% less than the Ohio average salary of $105,460.

AverageAkronOhio% Difference
Hourly Wage$42.78$50.70-15.62%
Annual Salary$88,980$105,460-15.63%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Akron Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $88,980 or $42.78 per hour which is 10% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageAkronU.S.%
Hourly Wage$42.78$47.90-10.69%
Annual Salary$88,980$99,640-10.70%
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 Akron earns an average annual salary of $95,719 which compares to the Ohio average annual salary of $105,460. per year.

Cost-of-living in Akron is 7% less than the Ohio average, which means Akron residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Ohio average.

  • Ohio average salary is $105,460.
  • Ohio cost-of-living adjusted salary is $115,018.
  • Akron average salary is $88,980.
  • Akron cost-of-living adjusted salary is $95,719.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Akron$88,98092.96%$95,719
Ohio$105,46091.69%$115,018
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 Akron, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $47,630 and $102,320 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 $128,980, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $38,250, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year15Under $38,250
15%2 – 4 years22$38,250 – $47,630
25%5 – 9 years38$47,630 – $78,930
25%10 – 14 years38$78,930 – $102,320
15%15 – 20 years22$78,930 – $128,980
10%20+ years15Above $128,980
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 ($50,070), Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,770), Health Care Social Workers ($57,510), and School Psychologists ($65,180).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$88,980
School Psychologists$65,180
Health Care Social Workers$57,510
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,770
Social Workers$50,070
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Akron Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Akron is 150.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $88,980 per year or $42.78 per hour in Akron.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Akron Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $95,719 per year or $46 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Akron are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($88,980), School Psychologists($65,180), Health Care Social Workers($57,510).


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