Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of School Psychologists currently employed in Stockton-Lodi is 210.
  • School Psychologists in Stockton-Lodi earn an average of $98,450 per year or $47.33 per hour.
  • The percentage of California School Psychologists who work in Stockton-Lodi is 2%.
  • The percentage of U.S. School Psychologists who work in Stockton-Lodi is less than 1%.

Rankings for Stockton-Lodi

  • Ranks #16 in California for salary and #14 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #9 in California for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #24 in the nation for salary and #41 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #48 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to California

Stockton-Lodi School Psychologists earn an average of $98,450 or $47.33 per hour which is 1% more than the California average salary of $96,530.

AverageStockton-LodiCalifornia% Difference
Hourly Wage$47.33$46.411.98%
Annual Salary$98,450$96,5301.99%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Stockton-Lodi School Psychologists earn an average of $98,450 or $47.33 per hour which is 18% more than the U.S. average salary of $82,770.

AverageStockton-LodiU.S.%
Hourly Wage$47.33$39.8018.92%
Annual Salary$98,450$82,77018.94%
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 Stockton-Lodi earns an average annual salary of $94,846 which compares to the California average annual salary of $96,530. per year.

Cost-of-living in Stockton-Lodi is 4% higher than the California average, which means Stockton-Lodi residents have an overall higher 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.
  • Stockton-Lodi average salary is $98,450.
  • Stockton-Lodi cost-of-living adjusted salary is $94,846.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Stockton-Lodi$98,450103.80%$94,846
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 Stockton-Lodi, 50% of School Psychologists earn between $78,100 and $118,720 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of School Psychologists earn more than $133,160, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated School Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of School Psychologists earn under $59,740, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level School Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year21Under $59,740
15%2 – 4 years32$59,740 – $78,100
25%5 – 9 years52$78,100 – $104,650
25%10 – 14 years52$104,650 – $118,720
15%15 – 20 years32$104,650 – $133,160
10%20+ years21Above $133,160
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 $98,450, Stockton-Lodi School Psychologists tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($117,920).

However, School Psychologists tend to earn more than Social Workers ($50,360), Substance Abuse Counselors ($56,640), Marriage and Family Therapists ($58,930), and Health Care Social Workers ($78,860).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$117,920
School Psychologists$98,450
Health Care Social Workers$78,860
Marriage and Family Therapists$58,930
Substance Abuse Counselors$56,640
Social Workers$50,360
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Stockton-Lodi School Psychologists

The number of School Psychologists currently employed in Stockton-Lodi is 210.

School Psychologists earn an average of $98,450 per year or $47.33 per hour in Stockton-Lodi.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Stockton-Lodi School Psychologists earn an average of $94,846 per year or $46 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Stockton-Lodi are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($117,920), School Psychologists($98,450), Health Care Social Workers($78,860).


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