Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 110.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton earn an average of $79,710 per year or $38.32 per hour.
  • The percentage of Pennsylvania Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is less than 1%.

Rankings for Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton

  • Ranks #7 in Pennsylvania for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Pennsylvania for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #187 in the nation for salary and #93 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #94 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Pennsylvania

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $79,710 or $38.32 per hour which is 3% more than the Pennsylvania average salary of $77,140.

AverageAllentown-Bethlehem-EastonPennsylvania% Difference
Hourly Wage$38.32$37.093.32%
Annual Salary$79,710$77,1403.33%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $79,710 or $38.32 per hour which is 20% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageAllentown-Bethlehem-EastonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$38.32$47.90-20.00%
Annual Salary$79,710$99,640-20.00%
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 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton earns an average annual salary of $80,418 which compares to the Pennsylvania average annual salary of $77,140. per year.

Cost-of-living in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 1% less than the Pennsylvania average, which means Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Pennsylvania average.

  • Pennsylvania average salary is $77,140.
  • Pennsylvania cost-of-living adjusted salary is $79,069.
  • Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton average salary is $79,710.
  • Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton cost-of-living adjusted salary is $80,418.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton$79,71099.12%$80,418
Pennsylvania$77,14097.56%$79,069
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 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $58,660 and $93,430 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 $132,920, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $50,520, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year11Under $50,520
15%2 – 4 years16$50,520 – $58,660
25%5 – 9 years28$58,660 – $70,310
25%10 – 14 years28$70,310 – $93,430
15%15 – 20 years16$70,310 – $132,920
10%20+ years11Above $132,920
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 $79,710, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($84,850).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,720), Social Workers ($51,620), Health Care Social Workers ($66,790), and School Psychologists ($76,420).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$84,850
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$79,710
School Psychologists$76,420
Health Care Social Workers$66,790
Social Workers$51,620
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,720
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 110.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $79,710 per year or $38.32 per hour in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $80,418 per year or $39 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton are Psychology Teachers($84,850), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($79,710), School Psychologists($76,420).


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