Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of School Psychologists currently employed in Lakeland-Winter Haven is 80.
  • School Psychologists in Lakeland-Winter Haven earn an average of $61,450 per year or $29.54 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida School Psychologists who work in Lakeland-Winter Haven is 3%.
  • The percentage of U.S. School Psychologists who work in Lakeland-Winter Haven is less than 1%.

Rankings for Lakeland-Winter Haven

  • Ranks #7 in Florida for salary and #17 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #9 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #236 in the nation for salary and #203 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #126 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

Lakeland-Winter Haven School Psychologists earn an average of $61,450 or $29.54 per hour which is 15% less than the Florida average salary of $72,910.

AverageLakeland-Winter HavenFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$29.54$35.05-15.72%
Annual Salary$61,450$72,910-15.72%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Lakeland-Winter Haven School Psychologists earn an average of $61,450 or $29.54 per hour which is 25% less than the U.S. average salary of $82,770.

AverageLakeland-Winter HavenU.S.%
Hourly Wage$29.54$39.80-25.78%
Annual Salary$61,450$82,770-25.76%
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 Lakeland-Winter Haven earns an average annual salary of $65,435 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $72,910. per year.

Cost-of-living in Lakeland-Winter Haven is 6% less than the Florida average, which means Lakeland-Winter Haven residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Florida average.

  • Florida average salary is $72,910.
  • Florida cost-of-living adjusted salary is $72,396.
  • Lakeland-Winter Haven average salary is $61,450.
  • Lakeland-Winter Haven cost-of-living adjusted salary is $65,435.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Lakeland-Winter Haven$61,45093.91%$65,435
Florida$72,910100.71%$72,396
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 Lakeland-Winter Haven, 50% of School Psychologists earn between $59,260 and $74,370 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of School Psychologists earn more than $74,370, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated School Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of School Psychologists earn under $47,180, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level School Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $47,180
15%2 – 4 years12$47,180 – $59,260
25%5 – 9 years20$59,260 – $59,260
25%10 – 14 years20$59,260 – $74,370
15%15 – 20 years12$59,260 – $74,370
10%20+ years8Above $74,370
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 $61,450, Lakeland-Winter Haven School Psychologists tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($68,030).

However, School Psychologists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($47,580), Social Workers ($48,080), and Health Care Social Workers ($52,760).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$68,030
School Psychologists$61,450
Health Care Social Workers$52,760
Social Workers$48,080
Substance Abuse Counselors$47,580
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Lakeland-Winter Haven School Psychologists

The number of School Psychologists currently employed in Lakeland-Winter Haven is 80.

School Psychologists earn an average of $61,450 per year or $29.54 per hour in Lakeland-Winter Haven.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Lakeland-Winter Haven School Psychologists earn an average of $65,435 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Lakeland-Winter Haven are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($68,030), School Psychologists($61,450), Health Care Social Workers($52,760).


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