Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

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Occupation Description

Clinical, counseling and school psychologists work with patients to diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional issues. They often use group, child, family or individual therapy methods. Creates and suggests behavior modification programs. .

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

103590

Job Openings By 2020

82300

Growth Rate

21.9%

Required Education

Doctoral or professional degree
Specific Programs:
Doctor of Psychology

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth