Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Harrisburg-Carlisle is 250.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Harrisburg-Carlisle earn an average of $84,570 per year or $40.66 per hour.
  • The percentage of Pennsylvania Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Harrisburg-Carlisle is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Harrisburg-Carlisle is less than 1%.

Rankings for Harrisburg-Carlisle

  • Ranks #2 in Pennsylvania for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Pennsylvania for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #161 in the nation for salary and #136 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #43 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Pennsylvania

Harrisburg-Carlisle Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $84,570 or $40.66 per hour which is 9% more than the Pennsylvania average salary of $77,140.

AverageHarrisburg-CarlislePennsylvania% Difference
Hourly Wage$40.66$37.099.63%
Annual Salary$84,570$77,1409.63%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Harrisburg-Carlisle Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $84,570 or $40.66 per hour which is 15% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageHarrisburg-CarlisleU.S.%
Hourly Wage$40.66$47.90-15.11%
Annual Salary$84,570$99,640-15.12%
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 Harrisburg-Carlisle earns an average annual salary of $87,655 which compares to the Pennsylvania average annual salary of $77,140. per year.

Cost-of-living in Harrisburg-Carlisle is 4% less than the Pennsylvania average, which means Harrisburg-Carlisle 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.
  • Harrisburg-Carlisle average salary is $84,570.
  • Harrisburg-Carlisle cost-of-living adjusted salary is $87,655.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Harrisburg-Carlisle$84,57096.48%$87,655
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 Harrisburg-Carlisle, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $62,040 and $104,270 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 $104,270, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $48,020, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year25Under $48,020
15%2 – 4 years38$48,020 – $62,040
25%5 – 9 years62$62,040 – $82,630
25%10 – 14 years62$82,630 – $104,270
15%15 – 20 years38$82,630 – $104,270
10%20+ years25Above $104,270
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 $84,570, Harrisburg-Carlisle Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($87,420).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($51,100), Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,690), Marriage and Family Therapists ($55,940), Health Care Social Workers ($62,680), and School Psychologists ($77,010).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$87,420
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$84,570
School Psychologists$77,010
Health Care Social Workers$62,680
Marriage and Family Therapists$55,940
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,690
Social Workers$51,100
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Harrisburg-Carlisle Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Harrisburg-Carlisle is 250.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $84,570 per year or $40.66 per hour in Harrisburg-Carlisle.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Harrisburg-Carlisle Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $87,655 per year or $42 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Harrisburg-Carlisle are Psychology Teachers($87,420), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($84,570), School Psychologists($77,010).


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