School Psychologist Salary

If you have a psychology degree, you might also enjoy working in a school psychologist job. These caring and hardworking individuals put their psychology degrees to use in the field of childhood education, generally working for elementary and high schools as guidance counselors or behavioral counselors. They may also work for regional boards of education, helping to determine optimal learning strategies, set curriculum standards, and work with emerging disciplinary trends.

School psychologists with an undergraduate psychology degree will generally earn between $30,0000 and $35,000 at the entry level, but as they gain experience, or acquire a masters degree in psychology or other advanced training, they may earn $80,000 per year or more.