Life As a Psychologist
Position Description All psychologists not listed separately.
Other Psychologist Job Titles
- Sports Therapist
- Developmental Psychologist
- Experimental Psychologist
Psychologist Job Outlook
In the United States, there were 17,400 jobs for Psychologist in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 10.3% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 1,800 new jobs for Psychologist by 2026. The BLS estimates 1,300 yearly job openings in this field.
The states with the most job growth for Psychologist are Wyoming, Florida, and Idaho. Watch out if you plan on working in Oregon, South Dakota, or Oklahoma. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Average Psychologists Salary
The salary for Psychologists ranges between about $41,220 and $127,510 a year.
Psychologists who work in California, Maryland, or New Hampshire, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Psychologists in different U.S. states.
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$95,380|
Where Psychologists Are Employed
Psychologists work in the following industries:
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