Experimental Psychologist

What We Do

An experimental psychologist uses scientific methods to research the mind and the behavior of patients. This type of psychology is more of a methodology rather than one specific area of the field.

Work Environment

You may work in a college, university, research center, or government.

How to Become

You will need to have a Ph.D. to work in this field, as much of the work is in research.

Job Outlook

Job demand will increase by 12% by 2022 for all psychologist.

Salary

The average national salary of jobs for Experimental Psychologist was $ 65,000.00 with a high confidence ranking based on over 250 sources. Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide are 10% higher than average salaries for all job postings nationwide.

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Training & Certification Requirements

You must be licensed in your state to practice as a psychologist, and you have to have had an internship, and one or two years of professional experience. You also need to have passed the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology.

Education Requirements

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Compare the Top Salary Sites

We've researched the salary levels for Experimental Psychologist from the top 3 job websites including Indeed.com, Careerbuilder.com and SimplyHired.com. Below are the compared salaries for Experimental Psychologist:
Below are the salaries for Experimental Psychologist, as quoted by the top job websites:
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$ 65,000.00 N/A $ 62,000.00
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Average Salaries Across the Country

The following lists ranks salaries in each state around the country.
Alabama - $ 65,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 14
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Alabama are the same as average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Alaska - $ 50,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 47
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Alaska are 24% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Arizona - $ 55,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 44
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Arizona are 16% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Arkansas - $ 64,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 18
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Arkansas are 2% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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California - $ 70,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 8
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in California are 7% higher than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Colorado - $ 58,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 38
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Colorado are 12% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Connecticut - $ 75,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 5
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Connecticut are 14% higher than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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DC - $ 80,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 1
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Washington, DC are 21% higher than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Delaware - $ 58,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 34
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Delaware are 11% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Florida - $ 61,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 27
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Florida are 6% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Georgia - $ 75,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 4
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Georgia are 14% higher than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Hawaii - $ 42,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 50
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Hawaii are 37% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Idaho - $ 42,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 51
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Idaho are 36% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Illinois - $ 74,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 6
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Illinois are 12% higher than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Indiana - $ 63,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 19
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Indiana are 4% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Iowa - $ 64,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 15
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Iowa are 3% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Kansas - $ 59,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 32
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Kansas are 10% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Kentucky - $ 55,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 42
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Kentucky are 15% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Louisiana - $ 56,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 41
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Louisiana are 15% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Maine - $ 57,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 39
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Maine are 13% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Maryland - $ 67,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 10
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Maryland are 2% higher than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Massachusetts - $ 78,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 3
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Massachusetts are 19% higher than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Michigan - $ 66,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 11
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Michigan are 1% higher than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Minnesota - $ 57,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 40
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Minnesota are 13% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Mississippi - $ 69,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 9
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Mississippi are 6% higher than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Missouri - $ 64,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 16
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Missouri are 2% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Montana - $ 60,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 29
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Montana are 9% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Nebraska - $ 48,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 49
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Nebraska are 27% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Nevada - $ 52,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 45
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Nevada are 20% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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New Hampshire - $ 64,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 17
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in New Hampshire are 2% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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New Jersey - $ 70,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 7
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 7% higher than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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New Mexico - $ 58,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 36
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in New Mexico are 12% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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New York - $ 79,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 2
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in New York are 21% higher than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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North Carolina - $ 63,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 20
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in North Carolina are 3% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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North Dakota - $ 58,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 35
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in North Dakota are 12% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Ohio - $ 63,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 21
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Ohio are 4% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Oklahoma - $ 60,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 30
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Oklahoma are 9% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Oregon - $ 62,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 24
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Oregon are 5% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Pennsylvania - $ 62,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 25
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Pennsylvania are 5% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Rhode Island - $ 61,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 28
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Rhode Island are 7% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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South Carolina - $ 63,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 22
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in South Carolina are 4% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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South Dakota - $ 49,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 48
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in South Dakota are 25% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Tennessee - $ 60,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 31
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Tennessee are 8% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Texas - $ 63,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 23
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Texas are 3% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Experimental Psychologist $ 63,000.00bar high
Utah - $ 51,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 46
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Utah are 22% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Vermont - $ 58,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 37
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Vermont are 11% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Experimental Psychologist $ 58,000.00bar high
Virginia - $ 66,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 12
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Virginia are the same as average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Experimental Psychologist $ 66,000.00bar high
Washington - $ 65,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 13
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Washington are the same as average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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West Virginia - $ 62,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 26
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in West Virginia are 5% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Experimental Psychologist $ 62,000.00bar high
Wisconsin - $ 59,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 33
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Wisconsin are 11% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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Wyoming - $ 55,000.00 (Medium Confidence (75-250 sources)) Salary Rank: 43
Average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings in Wyoming are 16% lower than average Experimental Psychologist salaries for job postings nationwide.
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