Median pay; 72,580 per year 34.89 per hour
Typical entry-level education;
Work experience in a related occupation; none
On-the-job- training; Internship/residency
Number of jobs, 2014; 173,900
Job outlook, 2014-24; 19% (much faster than average)
Employment change, 2014-24; 32,500
What does someone in this career do? Psychologists study cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how people relate to one another and their environments.
Work environment; some psychologists work independently, conducting research, consulting with clients, or working with patients. Others work as part of a healthcare team, collaborating with physicians and social workers or in school settings, working with students, teachers, parents, and other educators. Those in private practice often work evenings and weekends to accommodate clients.
How to become a psychologist; psychologists typically need a doctoral degree in psychology, a mater’s degree is sufficient for some positions. Psychologists in independent practice also need a license.
Pay; the median annual wage for psychologists was $72,580 in may 2015
Job outlook; employment of psychologists is projected to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospect should be best for those who have a doctoral degree in an applied specialty.
Florida data; explore resources for employment and wages by state and area for psychologist with similar occupations.
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