According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median annual income for educational psychologists during 2009 was as follows:
- Educational Psychologists at secondary and elementary schools: $68,340
- Educational Psychologists specializing in development and research: $84,060
As the economy continues to decline in the United States, the need to improve education will result in more hiring and increasing wages for educational psychologists. These specialists play an important role in the educational system.
Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Payscale.com, Salary.com