Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Appleton is 80.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Appleton earn an average of $79,220 per year or $38.09 per hour.
  • The percentage of Wisconsin Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Appleton is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Appleton is less than 1%.

Rankings for Appleton

  • Ranks #12 in Wisconsin for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Wisconsin for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #190 in the nation for salary and #250 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #123 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Wisconsin

Appleton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $79,220 or $38.09 per hour which is 8% less than the Wisconsin average salary of $86,750.

AverageAppletonWisconsin% Difference
Hourly Wage$38.09$41.71-8.68%
Annual Salary$79,220$86,750-8.68%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Appleton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $79,220 or $38.09 per hour which is 20% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageAppletonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$38.09$47.90-20.48%
Annual Salary$79,220$99,640-20.49%
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 Appleton earns an average annual salary of $85,680 which compares to the Wisconsin average annual salary of $86,750. per year.

Cost-of-living in Appleton is 8% less than the Wisconsin average, which means Appleton residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Wisconsin average.

  • Wisconsin average salary is $86,750.
  • Wisconsin cost-of-living adjusted salary is $93,089.
  • Appleton average salary is $79,220.
  • Appleton cost-of-living adjusted salary is $85,680.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Appleton$79,22092.46%$85,680
Wisconsin$86,75093.19%$93,089
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 Appleton, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $60,270 and $99,250 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 $112,260, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $47,680, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $47,680
15%2 – 4 years12$47,680 – $60,270
25%5 – 9 years20$60,270 – $77,500
25%10 – 14 years20$77,500 – $99,250
15%15 – 20 years12$77,500 – $112,260
10%20+ years8Above $112,260
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 Social Workers ($39,980), Substance Abuse Counselors ($55,170), Health Care Social Workers ($55,960), and School Psychologists ($71,400).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$79,220
School Psychologists$71,400
Health Care Social Workers$55,960
Substance Abuse Counselors$55,170
Social Workers$39,980
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Appleton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

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

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $79,220 per year or $38.09 per hour in Appleton.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Appleton Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $85,680 per year or $41 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Appleton are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($79,220), School Psychologists($71,400), Health Care Social Workers($55,960).


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