Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of School Psychologists currently employed in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford is 280.
  • School Psychologists in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford earn an average of $75,940 per year or $36.51 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida School Psychologists who work in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford is 11%.
  • The percentage of U.S. School Psychologists who work in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford is less than 1%.

Rankings for Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford

  • Ranks #2 in Florida for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #118 in the nation for salary and #98 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #35 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford School Psychologists earn an average of $75,940 or $36.51 per hour which is 4% more than the Florida average salary of $72,910.

AverageOrlando-Kissimmee-SanfordFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$36.51$35.054.17%
Annual Salary$75,940$72,9104.16%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford School Psychologists earn an average of $75,940 or $36.51 per hour which is 8% less than the U.S. average salary of $82,770.

AverageOrlando-Kissimmee-SanfordU.S.%
Hourly Wage$36.51$39.80-8.27%
Annual Salary$75,940$82,770-8.25%
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 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford earns an average annual salary of $76,971 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $72,910. per year.

Cost-of-living in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford is 1% less than the Florida average, which means Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford 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.
  • Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford average salary is $75,940.
  • Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford cost-of-living adjusted salary is $76,971.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford$75,94098.66%$76,971
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 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, 50% of School Psychologists earn between $60,200 and $101,010 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of School Psychologists earn more than $105,530, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated School Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of School Psychologists earn under $48,770, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level School Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year28Under $48,770
15%2 – 4 years42$48,770 – $60,200
25%5 – 9 years70$60,200 – $77,580
25%10 – 14 years70$77,580 – $101,010
15%15 – 20 years42$77,580 – $105,530
10%20+ years28Above $105,530
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 $75,940, Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford School Psychologists tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($103,430), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($91,960).

However, School Psychologists tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($45,380), Social Workers ($50,470), Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,280), Health Care Social Workers ($56,240), and Psychology Teachers ($73,000).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$103,430
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$91,960
School Psychologists$75,940
Psychology Teachers$73,000
Health Care Social Workers$56,240
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,280
Social Workers$50,470
Marriage and Family Therapists$45,380
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford School Psychologists

The number of School Psychologists currently employed in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford is 280.

School Psychologists earn an average of $75,940 per year or $36.51 per hour in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford School Psychologists earn an average of $76,971 per year or $37 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford are Forensic Psychologists($103,430), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($91,960), School Psychologists($75,940).


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