Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 530.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro earn an average of $133,060 per year or $63.97 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oregon Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 1%.

Rankings for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro

  • Ranks #1 in Oregon for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Oregon for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #4 in the nation for salary and #31 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #19 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oregon

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $133,060 or $63.97 per hour which is 5% more than the Oregon average salary of $126,230.

AveragePortland-Vancouver-HillsboroOregon% Difference
Hourly Wage$63.97$60.695.40%
Annual Salary$133,060$126,2305.41%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $133,060 or $63.97 per hour which is 33% more than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AveragePortland-Vancouver-HillsboroU.S.%
Hourly Wage$63.97$47.9033.55%
Annual Salary$133,060$99,64033.54%
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 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro earns an average annual salary of $125,920 which compares to the Oregon average annual salary of $126,230. per year.

Cost-of-living in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 6% higher than the Oregon average, which means Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Oregon average.

  • Oregon average salary is $126,230.
  • Oregon cost-of-living adjusted salary is $123,007.
  • Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro average salary is $133,060.
  • Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro cost-of-living adjusted salary is $125,920.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro$133,060105.67%$125,920
Oregon$126,230102.62%$123,007
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 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $62,320 and $205,440 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 $60,820, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year53Under $60,820
15%2 – 4 years80$60,820 – $62,320
25%5 – 9 years132$62,320 – $119,180
25%10 – 14 years132$119,180 – $205,440
15%15 – 20 years80$119,180 – $0
10%20+ years53Above $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 Social Workers ($55,350), Marriage and Family Therapists ($58,120), Substance Abuse Counselors ($61,790), Health Care Social Workers ($80,870), School Psychologists ($92,800), Psychology Teachers ($105,890), Forensic Psychologists ($109,690), and Industrial Organizational Psychologists ($115,960).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$133,060
Industrial Organizational Psychologists$115,960
Forensic Psychologists$109,690
Psychology Teachers$105,890
School Psychologists$92,800
Health Care Social Workers$80,870
Substance Abuse Counselors$61,790
Marriage and Family Therapists$58,120
Social Workers$55,350
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 530.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $133,060 per year or $63.97 per hour in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $125,920 per year or $61 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($133,060), Industrial Organizational Psychologists($115,960), Forensic Psychologists($109,690).


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