Washington, D.C., is the location with the highest pay for Behavioral Psychologists. Practitioners in this state report an average annual salary of $81,717. This area has an extremely high cost of living and Behavioral Psychologists are paid accordingly.
Behavioral Psychologists based out of California are the second-best paid in their subset. These psychologists make about $79,995 every year. Like Washington, D.C., it’s quite expensive to live in California and practitioners make more money to offset their daily expenses.
New Jersey comes in third for Behavioral Psychology pay. These east coast psychologists reported a median salary of $79,430.