Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Dayton is 110.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Dayton earn an average of $111,610 per year or $53.66 per hour.
  • The percentage of Ohio Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Dayton is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Dayton is less than 1%.

Rankings for Dayton

  • Ranks #4 in Ohio for salary and #13 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Ohio for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #39 in the nation for salary and #427 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #93 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Ohio

Dayton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $111,610 or $53.66 per hour which is 5% more than the Ohio average salary of $105,460.

AverageDaytonOhio% Difference
Hourly Wage$53.66$50.705.84%
Annual Salary$111,610$105,4605.83%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Dayton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $111,610 or $53.66 per hour which is 12% more than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageDaytonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$53.66$47.9012.03%
Annual Salary$111,610$99,64012.01%
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 Dayton earns an average annual salary of $127,176 which compares to the Ohio average annual salary of $105,460. per year.

Cost-of-living in Dayton is 12% less than the Ohio average, which means Dayton 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.
  • Dayton average salary is $111,610.
  • Dayton cost-of-living adjusted salary is $127,176.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Dayton$111,61087.76%$127,176
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 Dayton, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $62,260 and $149,070 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 $39,430, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year11Under $39,430
15%2 – 4 years16$39,430 – $62,260
25%5 – 9 years28$62,260 – $98,040
25%10 – 14 years28$98,040 – $149,070
15%15 – 20 years16$98,040 – $0
10%20+ years11Above $0
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 $111,610, Dayton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($112,800).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($49,080), Substance Abuse Counselors ($53,930), Health Care Social Workers ($59,410), School Psychologists ($74,110), and Psychology Teachers ($79,680).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$112,800
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$111,610
Psychology Teachers$79,680
School Psychologists$74,110
Health Care Social Workers$59,410
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,930
Social Workers$49,080
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Dayton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Dayton is 110.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $111,610 per year or $53.66 per hour in Dayton.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Dayton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $127,176 per year or $61 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Dayton are Forensic Psychologists($112,800), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($111,610), Psychology Teachers($79,680).


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