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Child Psychologist Salary
in United Kingdom

£46,452 (GBP)

Average Salary

£22/hr

Average Hourly

£1,226

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 22, 2020

The average pay for a Child Psychologist is £46,452 a year and £22 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Child Psychologist is between £32,843 and £57,558. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Child Psychologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Investigates problems concerning growth and development of emotional, mental, physical, and social aspects of individuals, to increase understanding of origins of behavior and processes of human growth and decline: formulates hypothesis or research problem and selects or develops method of investigation to test hypothesis.
  • Studies behavior of children to analyze processes of learning, development of language in children, and parents' influence on children's behavior.
  • Administers intelligence and performance tests to establish and measure patterns of intellectual and psychological growth, development, and decline in children and adults.
  • Observes and records behavior of infants to establish patterns of social, motor, and sensory development.
  • Analyzes growth of social values and attitudes, using information obtained from observation, questionnaires, and interviews.
  • Formulates theories based on research findings for application in such fields as juvenile delinquency, education and guidance of children, parent education, and welfare of aged.
  • Experiments with animals psychologist, experimental, to make comparative studies across species lines to contribute to understanding of human behavior.
  • May specialize in study and treatment of children and be designated child psychologist.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£53,850
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Child Psychologist is £46,452 a year and £22 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Child Psychologist is between £32,843 and £57,558. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Child Psychologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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