Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Erie is 70.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Erie earn an average of $80,000 per year or $38.46 per hour.
  • The percentage of Pennsylvania Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Erie is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Erie is less than 1%.

Rankings for Erie

  • Ranks #5 in Pennsylvania for salary and #13 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #10 in Pennsylvania for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #181 in the nation for salary and #190 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #141 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Pennsylvania

Erie Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $80,000 or $38.46 per hour which is 3% more than the Pennsylvania average salary of $77,140.

AverageEriePennsylvania% Difference
Hourly Wage$38.46$37.093.69%
Annual Salary$80,000$77,1403.71%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Erie Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $80,000 or $38.46 per hour which is 19% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageErieU.S.%
Hourly Wage$38.46$47.90-19.71%
Annual Salary$80,000$99,640-19.71%
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 Erie earns an average annual salary of $84,719 which compares to the Pennsylvania average annual salary of $77,140. per year.

Cost-of-living in Erie is 6% less than the Pennsylvania average, which means Erie 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.
  • Erie average salary is $80,000.
  • Erie cost-of-living adjusted salary is $84,719.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Erie$80,00094.43%$84,719
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 Erie, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $62,630 and $100,620 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 $100,620, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $40,860, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year7Under $40,860
15%2 – 4 years10$40,860 – $62,630
25%5 – 9 years18$62,630 – $78,990
25%10 – 14 years18$78,990 – $100,620
15%15 – 20 years10$78,990 – $100,620
10%20+ years7Above $100,620
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 $80,000, Erie Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($82,980).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($42,350), Substance Abuse Counselors ($45,190), Health Care Social Workers ($55,570), and School Psychologists ($63,460).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$82,980
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$80,000
School Psychologists$63,460
Health Care Social Workers$55,570
Substance Abuse Counselors$45,190
Social Workers$42,350
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Erie Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Erie is 70.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $80,000 per year or $38.46 per hour in Erie.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Erie Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $84,719 per year or $41 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Erie are Psychology Teachers($82,980), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($80,000), School Psychologists($63,460).


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