Psychologist Salaries in Sacramento, CA

Alternate Job Titles: Physician - Psychology, Psychologist, Doctor - Psychology

What is the average Psychologist salary for Sacramento, CA?

The salary for someone with the job title Psychologist in Sacramento, CA varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Psychologist salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Psychologist in Sacramento, CA.

Categories:  Healthcare -- Practitioners, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals

Similar Job Titles:  Organizational Psychologist, Counseling Psychologist - Higher Ed.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Psychologist in Sacramento, CA that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Psychologist in Sacramento are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2015

Median $96,190
  • 10%$76,095
  • 25%$85,672
  • 75%$109,333
  • 90%$121,299

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Job Description for Psychologist

Evaluates patients for mental, emotional or behavioral disorders. Diagnoses disorders, including nature and extent, and determines the appropriate course of treatment for the patient. Uses talk therapy to treat patient illness or distress, cannot prescribe medication. Requires an advanced degree and a license to practice. May require at least 2-4 years of psychology experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May report to a medical director. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. View full job description

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