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Forensic Psychologist Salary
in Nevada, United States

$38,335 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$583

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Forensic Psychologist is $38,335 a year and $18 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Forensic Psychologist is between $29,015 and $46,019. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Forensic Psychologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assesses results from conducting a variety of psychodiagnostic examinations ordered by the courts to provide forensic assessment to determine competency to stand trial, or to evaluate other mental health conditions that could affect legal proceedings.
  • Provides consultation to court officials regarding the psychological state of individuals.
  • Appears in courts of law as an expert witness, attesting to findings regarding an individual's competency to stand trial or other forensic issues.
  • Reviews psychological information relative to legal requirements for determination of competency to stand trial for an alleged illegal act, formulates opinion, and makes diagnosis.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$44,441
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Forensic Psychologist Job Listings for Nevada, United States

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