Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of School Psychologists currently employed in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California is 30.
  • School Psychologists in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California earn an average of $104,620 per year or $50.30 per hour.
  • The percentage of California School Psychologists who work in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. School Psychologists who work in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California is less than 1%.

Rankings for Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California

  • Ranks #9 in California for salary and #19 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #24 in California for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #11 in the nation for salary and #81 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #238 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to California

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California School Psychologists earn an average of $104,620 or $50.30 per hour which is 8% more than the California average salary of $96,530.

AverageEastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of CaliforniaCalifornia% Difference
Hourly Wage$50.30$46.418.38%
Annual Salary$104,620$96,5308.38%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California School Psychologists earn an average of $104,620 or $50.30 per hour which is 26% more than the U.S. average salary of $82,770.

AverageEastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of CaliforniaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$50.30$39.8026.38%
Annual Salary$104,620$82,77026.40%
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, School Psychologists in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California earns an average annual salary of $104,693 which compares to the California average annual salary of $96,530. per year.

Cost-of-living in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California is 0% less than the California average, which means Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to California average.

  • California average salary is $96,530.
  • California cost-of-living adjusted salary is $87,452.
  • Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California average salary is $104,620.
  • Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California cost-of-living adjusted salary is $104,693.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California$104,62099.93%$104,693
California$96,530110.38%$87,452
U.S.$82,770$82,770
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California, 50% of School Psychologists earn between $87,150 and $123,800 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of School Psychologists earn more than $127,570, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated School Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of School Psychologists earn under $78,990, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level School Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $78,990
15%2 – 4 years4$78,990 – $87,150
25%5 – 9 years8$87,150 – $99,440
25%10 – 14 years8$99,440 – $123,800
15%15 – 20 years4$99,440 – $127,570
10%20+ years3Above $127,570
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 $104,620, Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California School Psychologists tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($112,960).

However, School Psychologists tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($55,940), Substance Abuse Counselors ($56,490), Social Workers ($60,570), and Health Care Social Workers ($70,420).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$112,960
School Psychologists$104,620
Health Care Social Workers$70,420
Social Workers$60,570
Substance Abuse Counselors$56,490
Marriage and Family Therapists$55,940
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California School Psychologists

The number of School Psychologists currently employed in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California is 30.

School Psychologists earn an average of $104,620 per year or $50.30 per hour in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California School Psychologists earn an average of $104,693 per year or $50 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($112,960), School Psychologists($104,620), Health Care Social Workers($70,420).


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