Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of School Psychologists currently employed in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington is 850.
  • School Psychologists in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington earn an average of $81,580 per year or $39.22 per hour.
  • The percentage of Minnesota School Psychologists who work in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. School Psychologists who work in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington is 1%.

Rankings for Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington

  • Ranks #1 in Minnesota for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Minnesota for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #80 in the nation for salary and #43 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #11 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Minnesota

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington School Psychologists earn an average of $81,580 or $39.22 per hour which is 2% more than the Minnesota average salary of $79,320.

AverageMinneapolis-St. Paul-BloomingtonMinnesota% Difference
Hourly Wage$39.22$38.142.83%
Annual Salary$81,580$79,3202.85%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington School Psychologists earn an average of $81,580 or $39.22 per hour which is 1% less than the U.S. average salary of $82,770.

AverageMinneapolis-St. Paul-BloomingtonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$39.22$39.80-1.46%
Annual Salary$81,580$82,770-1.44%
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 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington earns an average annual salary of $79,058 which compares to the Minnesota average annual salary of $79,320. per year.

Cost-of-living in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington is 3% higher than the Minnesota average, which means Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Minnesota average.

  • Minnesota average salary is $79,320.
  • Minnesota cost-of-living adjusted salary is $80,430.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington average salary is $81,580.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington cost-of-living adjusted salary is $79,058.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington$81,580103.19%$79,058
Minnesota$79,32098.62%$80,430
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 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, 50% of School Psychologists earn between $62,070 and $100,830 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of School Psychologists earn more than $104,650, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated School Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of School Psychologists earn under $50,970, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level School Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year85Under $50,970
15%2 – 4 years128$50,970 – $62,070
25%5 – 9 years212$62,070 – $79,510
25%10 – 14 years212$79,510 – $100,830
15%15 – 20 years128$79,510 – $104,650
10%20+ years85Above $104,650
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 $81,580, Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington School Psychologists tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($93,150), and Psychology Teachers ($92,720).

However, School Psychologists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($54,350), Social Workers ($62,060), Health Care Social Workers ($63,310), Marriage and Family Therapists ($69,330), and Forensic Psychologists ($73,700).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$93,150
Psychology Teachers$92,720
School Psychologists$81,580
Forensic Psychologists$73,700
Marriage and Family Therapists$69,330
Health Care Social Workers$63,310
Social Workers$62,060
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,350
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington School Psychologists

The number of School Psychologists currently employed in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington is 850.

School Psychologists earn an average of $81,580 per year or $39.22 per hour in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington School Psychologists earn an average of $79,058 per year or $38 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($93,150), Psychology Teachers($92,720), School Psychologists($81,580).


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