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Psychologist Salaries in Virginia - VA

Virginia is home to some of the highest paid psychologists in the country, depending the exact geographic location and the place of employment.  Many psychologists in the Virginia and Washington D.C. metropolitan area are employed by the government and are very well compensated, making around $50 and hour or almost $100,000 a year.  Below is a breakdown of the salaries for the subcategories of psychologists in the largest cities in Virginia. 

Below is the average psychologist salary in Virginia for the ten largest cities:

You will notice that the average salaries in Virginia are the same or higher than the national average for all categories. 

General Psychologist Salary in Virginia

National – $46,000
Virginia - $48,000
Alexandria – $52,000
Arlington – $51,000
Chesapeake – $37,000
Hampton – $37,000
Newport News – $37,000
Norfolk – $38,000
Portsmouth – $37,000
Richmond – $41,000
Virginia Beach – $37,000

Clinical Psychologist Salary in Virginia

National – $40,000
Virginia - $50,000
Alexandria – $57,000
Arlington – $56,000
Chesapeake – $40,000
Hampton – $39,000
Newport News – $40,000
Norfolk – $40,000
Portsmouth – $40,000
Richmond – $44,000
Virginia Beach – $40,000

Counseling Psychologist Salary in Virginia

National – $79,000
Virginia - $86,000
Alexandria – $93,000
Arlington – $93,000
Chesapeake – $66,000
Hampton – $65,000           
Newport News – $65,000
Norfolk – $66,000
Portsmouth – $66,000
Richmond – $73,000
Virginia Beach – $66,000

School Psychologist Salary in Virginia

National – $64,000
Virginia - $64,000
Alexandria – $70,000
Arlington – $69,000
Chesapeake – $49,000
Hampton – $49,000
Newport News – $49,000
Norfolk – $49,000
Portsmouth – $49,000
Richmond – $55,000
Virginia Beach – $49,000

Industrial Psychology Salary in Virginia

National – $47,000
Virginia - $51,000
Alexandria – $55,000
Arlington – $55,000
Chesapeake – $39,000
Hampton – $38,000           
Newport News – $38,000
Norfolk – $39,000
Portsmouth – $39,000
Richmond – $43,000
Virginia Beach – $39,000

Organizational Psychology Salary in Virginia

National – $66,000
Virginia - $71,000
Alexandria – $77,000
Arlington – $76,000
Chesapeake – $54,000
Hampton – $53,000
Newport News – $54,000
Norfolk – $54,000
Portsmouth – $54,000
Richmond – $60,000
Virginia Beach –$54,000

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