Salary Report for Vermont School Psychologists

  • The number of School Psychologists currently employed in Vermont is 170.
  • School Psychologists in Vermont earn an average of $76,670 per year or $36.86 per hour.
  • The percentage of U.S. School Psychologists who work in Vermont is less than 1%.

Vermont Rankings

  • Vermont ranks #25 in the U.S. for School Psychologists salary and #19 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Vermont ranks #43 in the U.S. for the total number of School Psychologists employed.

Compare Vermont to U.S.

Vermont School Psychologists earn an average of $76,670 which is 7% less than the national average salary of $82,770.

TypeVermontU.S.% Difference
Average Hourly Wage$36.86$39.80-7.39%
Average Annual Salary$76,670$82,770-7.37%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Range by Education and Experience

In Vermont, 50% of School Psychologists earn between $62,070 and $82,410 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of School Psychologists earn more than $100,040, a rate generally associated with highly educated and experienced School Psychologists.

Approximately 10% of School Psychologists earn under $50,510, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level School Psychologists.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year17Under $50,510
15%2 – 4 years26$50,510 – $62,070
25%5 – 9 years42$62,070 – $80,500
25%10 – 14 years42$80,500 – $82,410
15%15 – 20 years26$80,500 – $100,040
10%20+ years17Above $100,040
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

After being adjusted for cost-of-living, School Psychologists in Vermont psychologists earn about $77,172 per year which is less than the average U.S. psychologist of $82,770.

Cost-of-living in Vermont is 1% less than the national average, which means Vermont residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to other states.

  • National average salary for School Psychologists is $82,770.
  • Average Vermont School Psychologists salary is $76,670.
  • Adjusted for cost-of-living, Vermont School Psychologists earn an average salary of $77,172.

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Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $76,670, Vermont School Psychologists tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($92,370), and Psychology Teachers ($83,770).

However, School Psychologists tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,890), Social Workers ($53,060), Health Care Social Workers ($57,020), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($69,060).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$92,370
Psychology Teachers$83,770
School Psychologists$76,670
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$69,060
Health Care Social Workers$57,020
Social Workers$53,060
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,890
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salaries Ranked by Vermont Cities

The average salary for School Psychologists in Vermont is $76,670. The top cities that pay School Psychologists the most are Burlington-South Burlington ($78,790), Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area ($77,970) and Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area ($73,020).

When adjusted for cost-of-living, the cities that pay School Psychologists the highest average annual salary are Burlington-South Burlington ($80,736), Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area ($79,895) and Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area ($74,823).

The following table shows the average yearly salary range for School 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 School Psychologists salary will have in that area.

AreaAverage SalaryCOL AdjustedDifference
Burlington-South Burlington$78,790$80,736$1,946
Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area$77,970$79,895$1,925
Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area$73,020$74,823$1,803
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary FAQ for Vermont School Psychologists

Vermont School Psychologists earn between $50,510 and $100,040 a year depending on their level of education, experience and skill.

There are currently 170 School Psychologists employed in Vermont which is about 0% of the U.S. total.

Forensic Psychologists are the highest paid psychologists in Vermont with an average annual wage of $92,370.

An entry level psychologist makes as much as $50,510 a year in Vermont

The most School Psychologists work in the Burlington-South Burlington area where 60 School Psychologists are employed.

After being adjusted for cost-of-living, School Psychologists in Vermont earn 77,172 per year, while the average across the United States earns $82,770.

By 0, Vermont will need 0 School Psychologists. A less than 5 School Psychologists will need to enter into the Vermont work forces each year.

City and Rural Summaries

Burlington-South Burlington

Average School Psychologists Salary: $78,790
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $80,736
Hourly Wage: $37.88
Currently Employed: 60
Cost-of-Living Index: 97.59
Burlington-South Burlington Salary Report

Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area

Average School Psychologists Salary: $73,020
Adjusted for Cost of Living: $74,823
Hourly Wage: $35
Currently Employed: 50
Cost-of-Living Index: 97.59
Northern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Salary Report

Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area

Average School Psychologists Salary: $77,970
Adjusted for Cost-of-Living: $79,895
Hourly Wage: $37.49
Currently Employed: 50
Cost-of-Living Index: 97.59
Southern Vermont Nonmetropolitan Area Salary Report

Official Data Sources for School Psychologists: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data