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POSITION AVERAGE SALARY
Assistant professor $44,614
Adjunct/visiting faculty $36,167
Lecturer/instructor $40,513
Other faculty positions $37,273
Educational administration $59,549
Research positions
All settings $54,511
Private research organization or lab $58,523
University settings $45,067
Business and government settings $68,118
Research administration $56,869
Clinical psychology
All settings $48,386
University/college counseling center $35,415
Elementary-secondary school $45,920
Public general hospital $49,920
Private general hospital $55,787
Public psychiatry hospital $49,821
VA hospital $53,019
Military hospital $47,200
Individual private practice $39,661
Group practice $44,006
Outpatient clinic $48,031
Community mental health center $44,073
Criminal justice system $53,708
Managed-care settings $45,250
Business and government settings $53,638
Counseling psychology $46,486
School psychology $61,460
Administration of human services $55,889
Applied psychology positions

$75,162

  
Source: 2001 Doctorate Employment Survey, APA Research Office