Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Corpus Christi is 30.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Corpus Christi earn an average of $71,810 per year or $34.52 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Corpus Christi is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Corpus Christi is less than 1%.

Rankings for Corpus Christi

  • Ranks #11 in Texas for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #12 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #231 in the nation for salary and #131 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #250 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

Corpus Christi Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $71,810 or $34.52 per hour which is 12% less than the Texas average salary of $82,510.

AverageCorpus ChristiTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$34.52$39.67-12.98%
Annual Salary$71,810$82,510-12.97%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Corpus Christi Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $71,810 or $34.52 per hour which is 27% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageCorpus ChristiU.S.%
Hourly Wage$34.52$47.90-27.93%
Annual Salary$71,810$99,640-27.93%
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 Corpus Christi earns an average annual salary of $74,146 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $82,510. per year.

Cost-of-living in Corpus Christi is 3% less than the Texas average, which means Corpus Christi residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Texas average.

  • Texas average salary is $82,510.
  • Texas cost-of-living adjusted salary is $82,891.
  • Corpus Christi average salary is $71,810.
  • Corpus Christi cost-of-living adjusted salary is $74,146.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Corpus Christi$71,81096.85%$74,146
Texas$82,51099.54%$82,891
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 Corpus Christi, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $45,150 and $89,760 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 $89,760, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $39,510, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $39,510
15%2 – 4 years4$39,510 – $45,150
25%5 – 9 years8$45,150 – $60,550
25%10 – 14 years8$60,550 – $89,760
15%15 – 20 years4$60,550 – $89,760
10%20+ years3Above $89,760
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 Substance Abuse Counselors ($44,510), Social Workers ($47,130), School Psychologists ($61,770), and Health Care Social Workers ($65,240).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$71,810
Health Care Social Workers$65,240
School Psychologists$61,770
Social Workers$47,130
Substance Abuse Counselors$44,510
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Corpus Christi Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Corpus Christi is 30.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $71,810 per year or $34.52 per hour in Corpus Christi.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Corpus Christi Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $74,146 per year or $36 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Corpus Christi are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($71,810), Health Care Social Workers($65,240), School Psychologists($61,770).


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