Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Cleveland-Elyria is 390.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Cleveland-Elyria earn an average of $127,820 per year or $61.45 per hour.
  • The percentage of Ohio Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Cleveland-Elyria is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Cleveland-Elyria is 1%.

Rankings for Cleveland-Elyria

  • Ranks #1 in Ohio for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Ohio for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #9 in the nation for salary and #235 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #31 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Ohio

Cleveland-Elyria Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $127,820 or $61.45 per hour which is 21% more than the Ohio average salary of $105,460.

AverageCleveland-ElyriaOhio% Difference
Hourly Wage$61.45$50.7021.20%
Annual Salary$127,820$105,46021.20%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Cleveland-Elyria Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $127,820 or $61.45 per hour which is 28% more than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageCleveland-ElyriaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$61.45$47.9028.29%
Annual Salary$127,820$99,64028.28%
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 Cleveland-Elyria earns an average annual salary of $137,441 which compares to the Ohio average annual salary of $105,460. per year.

Cost-of-living in Cleveland-Elyria is 7% less than the Ohio average, which means Cleveland-Elyria 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.
  • Cleveland-Elyria average salary is $127,820.
  • Cleveland-Elyria cost-of-living adjusted salary is $137,441.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Cleveland-Elyria$127,82093.00%$137,441
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 Cleveland-Elyria, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $82,220 and $131,290 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 $0, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $58,550, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year39Under $58,550
15%2 – 4 years58$58,550 – $82,220
25%5 – 9 years98$82,220 – $104,580
25%10 – 14 years98$104,580 – $131,290
15%15 – 20 years58$104,580 – $0
10%20+ years39Above $0
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 ($48,720), Social Workers ($51,290), Health Care Social Workers ($61,200), Marriage and Family Therapists ($61,230), School Psychologists ($73,590), Forensic Psychologists ($92,060), and Psychology Teachers ($94,720).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$127,820
Psychology Teachers$94,720
Forensic Psychologists$92,060
School Psychologists$73,590
Marriage and Family Therapists$61,230
Health Care Social Workers$61,200
Social Workers$51,290
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,720
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Cleveland-Elyria Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Cleveland-Elyria is 390.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $127,820 per year or $61.45 per hour in Cleveland-Elyria.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Cleveland-Elyria Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $137,441 per year or $66 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Cleveland-Elyria are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($127,820), Psychology Teachers($94,720), Forensic Psychologists($92,060).


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