A high salary does not necessarily mean high satisfaction.

After graduation, industrial and organizational psychology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $112,822, while the bottom 20% make closer to $22,199. The median grad salary is $50,046.

Industrial and Organizational Psychology graduate salaries over time

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

Highest paying jobs for industrial and organizational psychology graduates

The highest paying career for industrial and organizational psychology graduates is industrial organizational psychologist, with top salaries averaging around $111,150.

Highest Paying Careers

Avg Pay (USD)

As per most recent US census

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