Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Wausau is 50.
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychologists in Wausau earn an average of $71,310 per year or $34.29 per hour.
  • The percentage of Wisconsin Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Wausau is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Clinical and Counseling Psychologists who work in Wausau is less than 1%.

Rankings for Wausau

  • Ranks #14 in Wisconsin for salary and #12 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #11 in Wisconsin for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #233 in the nation for salary and #351 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #182 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Wisconsin

Wausau Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $71,310 or $34.29 per hour which is 17% less than the Wisconsin average salary of $86,750.

AverageWausauWisconsin% Difference
Hourly Wage$34.29$41.71-17.79%
Annual Salary$71,310$86,750-17.80%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Wausau Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $71,310 or $34.29 per hour which is 28% less than the U.S. average salary of $99,640.

AverageWausauU.S.%
Hourly Wage$34.29$47.90-28.41%
Annual Salary$71,310$99,640-28.43%
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 Wausau earns an average annual salary of $79,304 which compares to the Wisconsin average annual salary of $86,750. per year.

Cost-of-living in Wausau is 10% less than the Wisconsin average, which means Wausau 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.
  • Wausau average salary is $71,310.
  • Wausau cost-of-living adjusted salary is $79,304.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Wausau$71,31089.92%$79,304
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 Wausau, 50% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn between $60,550 and $77,320 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 $101,030, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn under $49,480, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Clinical and Counseling Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $49,480
15%2 – 4 years8$49,480 – $60,550
25%5 – 9 years12$60,550 – $62,460
25%10 – 14 years12$62,460 – $77,320
15%15 – 20 years8$62,460 – $101,030
10%20+ years5Above $101,030
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 $71,310, Wausau Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($74,730).

However, Clinical and Counseling Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($45,300), Substance Abuse Counselors ($54,380), and Health Care Social Workers ($57,050).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$74,730
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$71,310
Health Care Social Workers$57,050
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,380
Social Workers$45,300
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Wausau Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

The number of Clinical and Counseling Psychologists currently employed in Wausau is 50.

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $71,310 per year or $34.29 per hour in Wausau.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Wausau Clinical and Counseling Psychologists earn an average of $79,304 per year or $38 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Wausau are School Psychologists($74,730), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($71,310), Health Care Social Workers($57,050).


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