Child Psychologist Salary in the UK

£43,200
per year
per month
£2,740
per month
per year

Child Psychologist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Child Psychologist is £43,200 gross per year (£2,740 net per month), which is £13,600 (+46%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Child Psychologist can expect an average starting salary of £35,400. The highest salaries can exceed £70,000.
£35,400
Low
£43,200
Average salary
£70,000
High
£2,300
Low
£2,740
Average salary
£4,100
High

Child Psychologist Salary Range

Trainee
£23,300
Low
£35,400
Average salary
£43,200
Experienced
£56,200
High
£70,000
Trainee
£1,610
Low
£2,300
Average salary
£2,740
Experienced
£3,430
High
£4,100
Trainee Child Psychologists have the lowest salaries, while more experienced roles like Consultant Child Psychologists enjoy the highest salaries.

Child Psychologist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Consultant Child Psychologist£74K/year
+72% 
Trainee Child Psychologist£23K/year
 -46%

Child Psychologist - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Child Psychologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £35,400 gross per year. A mid career Child Psychologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £40,200, while an experienced Child Psychologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £56,200. Child Psychologists with more than 20 years of experience earn £62,700 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Child Psychologist

Late Career▲ +45%
Experienced▲ +30%
Average Salary£43,200/year
Mid Career▼ -7%
Entry Level▼ -18%

Gender Breakdown

Female
79%
Male
21%

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Child Psychologist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Child Psychologist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Child Psychologist

How much does a Child Psychologist make in the UK?
A Child Psychologist in the UK earns an average of £43,200 gross per year, which is about £2,740 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Child Psychologist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Child Psychologist in the UK?
The starting salary of a Child Psychologist in the UK is around £35,400 gross per year. Trainee Child Psychologists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Child Psychologist in the UK?
The highest salary of a Child Psychologist in the UK can reach and exceed £70,000 gross per year. Consultant Child Psychologists usually have the highest salaries.
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