Salary Report for California Industrial Organizational Psychologists
Compare California to U.S.
California Industrial Organizational Psychologists earn an average of $123,090 which is 8% more than the national average salary of $113,320.
|Average Hourly Wage||$59.18||$54.48||8.63%|
|Average Annual Salary||$123,090||$113,320||8.62%|
Salary Range by Education and Experience
In California, 50% of Industrial Organizational Psychologists earn between $96,140 and $136,300 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.
About 10% of Industrial Organizational Psychologists earn more than $168,550, a rate generally associated with highly educated and experienced Industrial Organizational Psychologists.
Approximately 10% of Industrial Organizational Psychologists earn under $79,380, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Industrial Organizational Psychologists.
|10%||Less than a Year||27||Under $79,380|
|15%||2 – 4 years||40||$79,380 – $96,140|
|25%||5 – 9 years||68||$96,140 – $117,980|
|25%||10 – 14 years||68||$117,980 – $136,300|
|15%||15 – 20 years||40||$117,980 – $168,550|
|10%||20+ years||27||Above $168,550|
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
After being adjusted for cost-of-living, Industrial Organizational Psychologists in California psychologists earn about $111,515 per year which is more than the average U.S. psychologist of $113,320.
Cost-of-living in California is 10% higher than the national average, which means California residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to other states.
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Salary Compared to Related Professions
Industrial Organizational Psychologists tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($59,320), Substance Abuse Counselors ($59,790), Social Workers ($64,940), Health Care Social Workers ($84,690), School Psychologists ($96,530), Forensic Psychologists ($112,210), Psychology Teachers ($114,950), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($122,790).
|Industrial Organizational Psychologists||$123,090|
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$122,790|
|Health Care Social Workers||$84,690|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$59,790|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$59,320|
Projected Demand for Psychologists in 2030
The U.S. Department of Labor projects that in California the three professions needing the most new psychologists by 2030 are Social Workers (51,800), Substance Abuse Counselors (43,500) and Marriage and Family Therapists (32,700).
The three professions in California needing highest percentage new psychologists by 2030 are Substance Abuse Counselors (17.3%), Health Care Social Workers (12.2%) and Marriage and Family Therapists (10.5%).
|Substance Abuse Counselors||37,100||43,500||17.3%||4,330|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||29,600||32,700||10.5%||3,170|
|Health Care Social Workers||13,100||14,700||12.2%||1,440|
|Industrial Organizational Psychologists||1,800||1,900||5.6%||120|
Salaries Ranked by California Cities
The average salary for Industrial Organizational Psychologists in California is $123,090. The top cities that pay Industrial Organizational Psychologists the most is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim ($136,940).
When adjusted for cost-of-living, the cities that pay Industrial Organizational Psychologists the highest average annual salary is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim ($122,388).
The following table shows the average yearly salary range for Industrial Organizational Psychologists in each city, and the average yearly salary after being adjusted for cost-of-living in that state.
The difference column shows how much more or less purchasing power a Industrial Organizational Psychologists salary will have in that area.
|Area||Average Salary||COL Adjusted||Difference|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim||$136,940||$122,388||$-14,552|
Salary FAQ for California Industrial Organizational Psychologists
City and Rural Summaries
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim
Average Industrial Organizational Psychologists Salary: $136,940
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $122,388
Hourly Wage: $65.84
Currently Employed: 70
Cost-of-Living Index: 111.89
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim Salary Report
Official Data Sources for Industrial Organizational Psychologists: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data