Psychiatrist vs. psychologist salary in each state

The national average salary for psychiatrists in 2021 was $249,760, compared to $99,460 for psychologists, per May 2021 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here is a comparison of the average yearly salary of psychiatrists and psychologists in each state and Washington, D.C., according to the data:

State

Psychiatrist salary

Psychologist salary

Alabama

$167,520

$84,360

Alaska

$235,630

$92,450

Arizona

$293,810

$76,870

Arkansas

$222,960

$75,050

California

$305,290

$122,790

Colorado

$267,780

$86,760

Connecticut

$291,210

$116,740

Delaware

$219,230

$129,450

Florida

$216,040

$87,730

Georgia

$170,220

$73,350

Hawaii

$152,700

$113,040

Illinois

$282,240

$101,090

Idaho

(no data available)

$77,070

Indiana

$319,550

$79,250

Iowa

$248,080

$103,070

Kansas

$254,000

$96,950

Kentucky

$260,870

$96,290

Louisiana

$193,710

$101,420

Maine

$324,220

$91,630

Maryland

$262,380

$93,330

Massachusetts

$232,750

$92,110

Michigan

$250,570

$81,940

Minnesota

$290,570

$93,790

Mississippi

$170,160

$76,800

Missouri

$324,840

$72,530

Montana

$287,310

$87,310

Nebraska

$236,050

$82,110

Nevada

(no data available)

$95,830

New Hampshire

$319,750

$95,850

New Jersey

$323,820

$143,150

New Mexico

⋝$208,000

$110,410

New York

$197,730

$120,350

North Carolina

$224,080

$94,480

North Dakota

(no data available)

$112,160

Ohio

$248,470

$105,460

Oklahoma

$234,470

$66,350

Oregon

$312,160

$126,230

Pennsylvania

$247,900

$77,140

Rhode Island

$278,630

$107,060

South Carolina

$210,340

$84,760

South Dakota

$198,750

$91,540

Tennessee

$195,990

$108,560

Texas

$240,490

$82,510

Utah

$163,910

$87,030

Vermont

$219,860

$69,060

Virginia

$246,600

$108,910

Washington

$295,400

$103,190

Washington, D.C.

$149,570

$99,890

West Virginia

$312,560

$63,410

Wisconsin

$263,370

$86,750

Wyoming

⋝$208,000

$72,900

 

National

$249,760

$99,640

 

 

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