Clinical Psychologist Salary in the UK

£39,400
per year
per month
£2,550
per month
per year

Clinical Psychologist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Clinical Psychologist is £39,400 gross per year (£2,550 net per month), which is £9,800 (+33%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Clinical Psychologist can expect an average starting salary of £31,700. The highest salaries can exceed £70,000.
£31,700
Low
£39,400
Average salary
£70,000
High
£2,090
Low
£2,550
Average salary
£4,100
High

Clinical Psychologist Salary Range

Trainee
£26,400
Low
£31,700
Average salary
£39,400
Experienced
£52,000
High
£70,000
Trainee
£1,800
Low
£2,090
Average salary
£2,550
Experienced
£3,220
High
£4,100
Trainee Clinical Psychologists have the lowest salaries, while more experienced and highly skilled roles like Consultant Clinical Psychologists enjoy the highest salaries.

Clinical Psychologist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Consultant Clinical Psychologist£70K/year
+77% 
Band 8a Clinical Psychologist£49K/year
+24% 
Private Clinical Psychologist£42K/year
+6% 
Pediatric Clinical Psychologist£40K/year
+1% 
NHS Clinical Psychologist£38K/year
 -3%
Trainee Clinical Psychologist£26K/year
 -33%

Clinical Psychologist - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Clinical Psychologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £31,700 gross per year. A mid career Clinical Psychologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £38,200, while an experienced Clinical Psychologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £52,000. Clinical Psychologists with more than 20 years of experience earn £54,600 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Clinical Psychologist

Late Career▲ +39%
Experienced▲ +32%
Average Salary£39,400/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -20%

Gender Breakdown

Female
70%
Male
30%

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Clinical Psychologist - Related Salaries

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

How much does a Clinical Psychologist make in the UK?
A Clinical Psychologist in the UK earns an average of £39,400 gross per year, which is about £2,550 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Clinical Psychologist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Clinical Psychologist in the UK?
The starting salary of a Clinical Psychologist in the UK is around £31,700 gross per year. Trainee Clinical Psychologists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Clinical Psychologist in the UK?
The highest salary of a Clinical Psychologist in the UK can reach and exceed £70,000 gross per year. Consultant Clinical Psychologists usually have the highest salaries.
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