As of May 2015, the median annual salary for clinical, counseling and school psychologists was $70,580 per year.
Advantages and Disadvantages
Flexible work schedule, high earning potential, ability to work for your self. . .Dealing with clients can be stressful and draining, having to set up your own practice.
Reason why I'm drawn to this career
I love helping people and I want to be able to understand other people's minds and I can see how others go through life.
Why I think I'd be good fit for this job
I've had experiences with psychologists and I know what they need to do to get the job done and most of it is understanding and listening and I can do that, I love helping people and I feel like I can learn from it.
What attracts me to the career
What attracted me to the job the most was the fact that I can work anywhere, there is always an opportunity to help someone no matter where you live and you can go into your own practice and can work from home
I feel like I would be stressed, having to hear about other people's traumatic experiences every day would take a toll on me eventually.
Strategy for making this career happen
Keep me grades up and go to a good college, and be dedicated to the practice and focus on what I need to do to get the job done.