Psychologist Salary in Ireland

€50,429
per year
per month
€4,200
per month
per year

Psychologist - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Psychologist is €50,429 gross per year (€4,200 gross per month), which is 14% higher than the national average salary in Ireland.
Pay Scale: a Psychologist can expect an average starting salary of €35,410. The highest salaries can exceed €112,900.
€35,410
Low
€50,429
Average
€112,900
High
€2,950
Low
€4,200
Average
€9,410
High

Psychologist Salary Range

Low
€35,410
Average
€50,429
Senior
€66,143
High
€112,900
Low
€2,950
Average
€4,200
Senior
€5,510
High
€9,410
Among Psychologists, Trainee Psychologists and Assistant Psychologists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Psychologists working for the HSE enjoy the highest salaries.
Incomes of Psychologists who set up a private practice may vary widely, depending on a number of factors (eg. hours worked, renting costs, advertising and supervision costs).

Psychologist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Forensic Psychologist€68K/year
+35% 
Clinical Psychologist€66K/year
+31% 
Educational Psychologist€63K/year
+25% 
Organisational Psychologist€55K/year
+8% 
Child Psychologist€44K/year
 -12%
Sports Psychologist€42K/year
 -17%
Assistant Psychologist€25K/year
 -50%

Psychologist - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

A newly-qualified Psychologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €37,000 gross per year on average. A fully qualified Psychologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €48,000, while a Senior Psychologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €66,000. Psychologists with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €90,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Psychologist

Late Career▲ +78%
Senior▲ +31%
Average Salary€50,429/year
Mid Level▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -27%

Gender Breakdown

Female
73%
Male
27%

Psychologist - Jobs by Location

Psychologist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Psychologist jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Psychologist

How much does a Psychologist make in Ireland?
A Psychologist in Ireland earns an average of €50,429 gross per year, which is about €4,200 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Psychologist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Psychologist in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Psychologist in Ireland is around €35,410 gross per year. Trainee Psychologists and Assistant Psychologists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Psychologist in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Psychologist in Ireland can reach and exceed €112,900 gross per year. Psychologists working for the HSE usually have the highest salaries.
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