Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Lubbock is 80.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Lubbock earn an average of $63,500 per year or $30.53 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Lubbock is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Lubbock is less than 1%.

Rankings for Lubbock

  • Ranks #15 in Texas for salary and #11 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #260 in the nation for salary and #163 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #135 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

Lubbock Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $63,500 or $30.53 per hour which is 23% less than the Texas average salary of $82,510.

AverageLubbockTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$30.53$39.67-23.04%
Annual Salary$63,500$82,510-23.04%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Lubbock Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $63,500 or $30.53 per hour which is 36% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageLubbockU.S.%
Hourly Wage$30.53$47.90-36.26%
Annual Salary$63,500$99,640-36.27%
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 Lubbock earns an average annual salary of $66,423 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $82,510. per year.

Cost-of-living in Lubbock is 4% less than the Texas average, which means Lubbock 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.
  • Lubbock average salary is $63,500.
  • Lubbock cost-of-living adjusted salary is $66,423.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Lubbock$63,50095.60%$66,423
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 Lubbock, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $42,280 and $78,670 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 $100,190, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $38,770, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $38,770
15%2 – 4 years12$38,770 – $42,280
25%5 – 9 years20$42,280 – $62,010
25%10 – 14 years20$62,010 – $78,670
15%15 – 20 years12$62,010 – $100,190
10%20+ years8Above $100,190
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 $63,500, Lubbock Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than Psychology Teachers ($82,020).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($40,400), Social Workers ($44,470), School Psychologists ($50,870), and Health Care Social Workers ($57,740).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$82,020
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$63,500
Health Care Social Workers$57,740
School Psychologists$50,870
Social Workers$44,470
Substance Abuse Counselors$40,400
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Lubbock Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Lubbock is 80.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $63,500 per year or $30.53 per hour in Lubbock.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Lubbock Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $66,423 per year or $32 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Lubbock are Psychology Teachers($82,020), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($63,500), Health Care Social Workers($57,740).


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