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Psychologist - Ph.D in the United States

How much does a Psychologist - Ph.D earn in the United States? The average Psychologist - Ph.D salary in the United States is $100,691 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $90,600 and $113,083. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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 a Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology and a license to practice. May require at least 2-4 years of psychology experience. May report to a medical director. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.

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