Becoming a Psychiatrists via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Walden University, one of the highest ranking online schools, is a US school (accredited) offering psychiatry courses to train individuals to become top-notch psychiatric aides, psychiatrists, educational psychologists, psychiatristss, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 98,330 people employed as clinical, counseling, and school psychologists alone in America, and their average annual salary is $72,310. Psychology teachers make on average $72,140 per year and there are about 33,450 of them employed today. Colleges and universities like Walden University that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Psychiatrists Salary Information

Category: Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists

Total # Employed in the US 98,330
Average Hourly Wage: $34.77/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$18.88 $24.14 $31.75 $41.0 $52.63
Average Yearly Salary $72,310
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$39,270 $50,210 $66,040 $85,270 $109,470
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 0.3% 4.2% 43.2% 51.5%
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
North Dakota $44.41/hr $92,380
Connecticut $43.33/hr $90,130
Colorado $40.68/hr $84,600
South Carolina $38.69/hr $80,470
Virginia $38.28/hr $79,630
Oklahoma $38.21/hr $79,480
District of Columbia $37.13/hr $77,230
Montana $37.05/hr $77,060
Alabama $36.78/hr $76,500
Alaska $36.77/hr $76,480
Delaware $35.94/hr $74,750
Massachusetts $35.61/hr $74,070
Missouri $35.54/hr $73,930
Kansas $35.26/hr $73,340
Michigan $34.63/hr $72,030
Mississippi $34.28/hr $71,310
New York $34.26/hr $71,260
West Virginia $34.21/hr $71,160
Indiana $33.95/hr $70,630
California $33.64/hr $69,980
Puerto Rico $33.05/hr $68,750
Idaho $32.34/hr $67,270
Florida $32.33/hr $67,240
Hawaii $32.24/hr $67,050
Utah $32.23/hr $67,030
Wisconsin $31.26/hr $65,020
Oregon $31.23/hr $64,950
North Carolina $31/hr $64,480
Nebraska $31/hr $64,480
Tennessee $30.96/hr $64,390
Guam $30.4/hr $63,220
Iowa $30.33/hr $63,090
Kentucky $30.21/hr $62,830
Washington $30.11/hr $62,620
Louisiana $29.95/hr $62,300
Ohio $29.75/hr $61,880
Arkansas $29.72/hr $61,820
New Hampshire $28.87/hr $60,050
Wyoming $28.65/hr $59,590
Maine $27.95/hr $58,150
New Mexico $26.86/hr $55,870
Maryland $26.43/hr $54,970
Pennsylvania $26.16/hr $54,420
South Dakota $26.08/hr $54,250
New Jersey $22.84/hr $47,500
Nevada $21.64/hr $45,000


Category: Psychology teachers, postsecondary

Total # Employed in the US 33,450
Average Yearly Salary $72,140
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$36,050 $49,170 $65,760 $87,710 $117,480
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 0.7% 2.7% 2.3% 15.3% 34.6% 44.2%
Psychology teachers, postsecondary — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Alabama - $66,650
Arkansas - $64,490
California - $53,800
Colorado - $85,510
Connecticut - $85,160
Delaware - $69,450
District of Columbia - $87,660
Florida - $72,650
Hawaii - $73,490
Idaho - $66,070
Indiana - $74,780
Kansas - $58,050
Kentucky - $66,270
Louisiana - $67,070
Maine - $63,880
Maryland - $67,360
Massachusetts - $54,750
Michigan - $69,860
Mississippi - $79,000
Missouri - $76,850
Montana - $81,120
Nebraska - $70,610
Nevada - $58,770
New Hampshire - $60,870
New Jersey - $43,110
New Mexico - $65,750
North Carolina - $68,860
North Dakota - $81,680
Ohio - $56,210
Oklahoma - $86,120
Oregon - $64,090
Pennsylvania - $64,700
South Carolina - $67,800
Tennessee - $81,600
Utah - $75,160
Virginia - $80,570
Washington - $60,300
West Virginia - $62,290
Wisconsin - $60,750
Wyoming - $69,890
Guam - $66,650
Puerto Rico - $61,980


Category: Psychiatrists

Total # Employed in the US 22,210
Average Hourly Wage: $78.68/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$31.53 $53.14 $77.04 $0.0 $0.0
Average Yearly Salary $163,660
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$65,590 $110,530 $160,230 $0 $0
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4% 1.0% 2.3% 95.3%
Psychiatrists — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Tennessee $105.51/hr $219,450
Nebraska $100.57/hr $209,190
Alaska $98.14/hr $204,140
West Virginia $97.22/hr $202,210
Kentucky $96.07/hr $199,820
Louisiana $95.7/hr $199,050
North Dakota $95.07/hr $197,740
Delaware $92.19/hr $191,750
Maine $89.64/hr $186,460
Colorado $88.93/hr $184,980
Missouri $88/hr $183,040
South Carolina $87.38/hr $181,750
Arkansas $86.47/hr $179,860
Maryland $85.81/hr $178,470
Michigan $84.24/hr $175,220
Ohio $84.01/hr $174,750
Hawaii $81.72/hr $169,980
New York $81.57/hr $169,660
Montana $81.35/hr $169,210
Oregon $80.86/hr $168,190
Wisconsin $80.41/hr $167,260
Alabama $78.95/hr $164,210
New Mexico $78.79/hr $163,880
Virginia $78.21/hr $162,670
New Hampshire $78.06/hr $162,360
District of Columbia $77.72/hr $161,660
South Dakota $77.7/hr $161,610
Massachusetts $75.71/hr $157,490
New Jersey $75.04/hr $156,080
Oklahoma $74.97/hr $155,930
Pennsylvania $72.48/hr $150,760
Wyoming $72.48/hr $150,750
Indiana $71.94/hr $149,640
Connecticut $70.71/hr $147,080
Nevada $68.91/hr $143,330
California $67.75/hr $140,920
Guam $67.73/hr $140,880
Idaho $66.32/hr $137,940
Utah $64.42/hr $133,980
Mississippi $63.33/hr $131,730
Puerto Rico $58.15/hr $120,960
Florida $55.65/hr $115,760
Kansas $46.83/hr $97,400


Category: Psychiatric technicians

Total # Employed in the US 70,730
Average Hourly Wage: $14.77/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$8.72 $10.82 $13.53 $17.44 $24.11
Average Yearly Salary $30,730
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$18,140 $22,500 $28,140 $36,270 $50,140
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
2.5% 27.8% 34.1% 19.0% 14.1% 1.4% 1.1%
Psychiatric technicians — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Colorado $24.57/hr $51,110
North Dakota $20.96/hr $43,600
Florida $20.46/hr $42,550
Virginia $19.07/hr $39,670
Tennessee $18.14/hr $37,730
Oklahoma $17.72/hr $36,860
Mississippi $17.37/hr $36,140
Puerto Rico $17.07/hr $35,510
Utah $16.92/hr $35,180
Kansas $16.35/hr $34,020
South Carolina $15.67/hr $32,590
District of Columbia $15.11/hr $31,420
Arkansas $15.02/hr $31,240
Maine $14.89/hr $30,970
Montana $14.68/hr $30,530
Nebraska $14.55/hr $30,270
Louisiana $14.53/hr $30,220
Iowa $14.42/hr $30,000
Idaho $14.36/hr $29,860
North Carolina $14.15/hr $29,440
Connecticut $14.13/hr $29,390
West Virginia $13.88/hr $28,870
Alaska $13.81/hr $28,720
Michigan $13.6/hr $28,280
Ohio $13.23/hr $27,510
Oregon $12.92/hr $26,880
New York $12.88/hr $26,800
Kentucky $12.78/hr $26,580
South Dakota $12.7/hr $26,410
New Mexico $12.27/hr $25,510
Washington $12.11/hr $25,180
Alabama $12.01/hr $24,980
Wisconsin $11.99/hr $24,940
Hawaii $11.93/hr $24,800
Maryland $11.85/hr $24,650
New Hampshire $11.7/hr $24,340
Pennsylvania $11.48/hr $23,880
Massachusetts $11.35/hr $23,610
Nevada $11.25/hr $23,400
California $10.57/hr $21,980
Wyoming $8.99/hr $18,690


Category: Psychiatric aides

Total # Employed in the US 62,610
Average Hourly Wage: $13.19/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$8.13 $9.63 $12.33 $15.77 $19.97
Average Yearly Salary $27,430
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$16,910 $20,020 $25,650 $32,810 $41,540
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
16.0% 40.6% 28.3% 7.2% 5.8% 1.3% 0.9%
Psychiatric aides — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Missouri $19.32/hr $40,190
Alaska $19.2/hr $39,930
Florida $18.24/hr $37,940
Montana $17.61/hr $36,620
Oklahoma $17.16/hr $35,700
Nebraska $17.14/hr $35,660
New York $16.76/hr $34,870
North Dakota $16.26/hr $33,810
South Carolina $15.83/hr $32,930
Indiana $15.24/hr $31,700
Delaware $15.1/hr $31,410
North Carolina $14.58/hr $30,320
Utah $14.54/hr $30,250
Louisiana $14.46/hr $30,070
Mississippi $14.18/hr $29,490
Oregon $14.18/hr $29,490
Michigan $13.99/hr $29,100
Ohio $13.89/hr $28,890
Kansas $13.69/hr $28,470
Tennessee $13.66/hr $28,420
District of Columbia $13.48/hr $28,040
Kentucky $12.98/hr $27,000
Arkansas $12.68/hr $26,370
New Jersey $12.66/hr $26,330
Colorado $12.25/hr $25,480
California $12.19/hr $25,360
Pennsylvania $12.16/hr $25,290
Maryland $12.14/hr $25,260
Hawaii $11.98/hr $24,930
Guam $11.92/hr $24,800
Maine $11.59/hr $24,100
Idaho $11.54/hr $24,010
Iowa $11.53/hr $23,990
Alabama $11.08/hr $23,050
West Virginia $11.02/hr $22,930
South Dakota $10.88/hr $22,630
New Hampshire $10.68/hr $22,210
Massachusetts $10.29/hr $21,410
Wisconsin $9.78/hr $20,340
Washington $9.66/hr $20,090
Wyoming $9.47/hr $19,700
Nevada $9.08/hr $18,890


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