Psychology Careers

Area of expertise is really what makes psychology careers so gratifying. Leading psychologists depend on highly specialized training that informs how treatments and medicines are administered and how innovative research is conducted. In order to properly distinguish the areas of psychology, we have begun a series profiling major psychology careers.

For Each Psychology Career, We Cover:

  • Specific psychology job titles and psychology career specializations
  • The academics and credentials psychology job seekers need to advance
  • The numbers behind the psychology career, like salary trends and job growth projections
  • The societies, journals and research efforts moving the psychology career's field ahead

Our profiles serve as a great reference for psychologists-to-be, keeping them focused on what matters for a specific psychology career. For professionals already leading an established psychology career, these profiles will either be a refresher on the stats and that mark their profession, or a clear view into the many other psychology careers within the profession.

Featured Psychology Careers

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  • CareerChild Psychologist

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    Median Annual Wage

    $69,221

    $0$50k$100k$150k
    Average Hourly Wage

    $33.28

    $0$15$30$45$60$75
    % Employed for Four Years or Less

    62%

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    Who They Work With
    • children
    • families
    Where They Work
    • schools
    • healthcare
    • government
  • CareerClinical Psychologist

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    Median Annual Wage

    $71,962

    $0$50k$100k$150k
    Average Hourly Wage

    $34.60

    $0$15$30$45$60$75
    % Employed for Four Years or Less

    42%

    0%20%40%60%80%100%
    Who They Work With
    • children
    • families
    • individuals
    Where They Work
    • schools
    • healthcare
    • government
  • CareerCounseling Psychologist

    Median Annual Wage

    $45,239

    $0$50k$100k$150k
    Average Hourly Wage

    $21.75

    $0$15$30$45$60$75
    % Employed for Four Years or Less

    37%

    0%20%40%60%80%100%
    Who They Work With
    • children
    • families
    • individuals
    • groups
    Where They Work
    • schools
    • healthcare
  • CareerEducational Psychologist

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    Median Annual Wage *

    $57,000

    $0$50k$100k$150k
    Average Hourly Wage *

    $27.40

    $0$15$30$45$60$75
    % Employed for Four Years or Less

    N/A

    0%20%40%60%80%100%
    Who They Work With
    • children
    • families
    Where They Work
    • schools
    • government
  • CareerForensic Psychologist

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    Median Annual Wage

    $60,635

    $0$50k$100k$150k
    Average Hourly Wage

    $29.15

    $0$15$30$45$60$75
    % Employed for Four Years or Less

    59%

    0%20%40%60%80%100%
    Who They Work With
    • individuals
    • groups
    Where They Work
    • government
    • other
  • CareerHealth Psychologist

    Median Annual Wage *

    $72,000

    $0$50k$100k$150k
    Average Hourly Wage *

    $34.62

    $0$15$30$45$60$75
    % Employed for Four Years or Less

    N/A

    0%20%40%60%80%100%
    Who They Work With
    • children
    • families
    • individuals
    • groups
    Where They Work
    • healthcare
    • other
  • CareerIndustrial Organizational Psychologist

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    Median Annual Wage

    $73,862

    $0$50k$100k$150k
    Average Hourly Wage

    $35.50

    $0$15$30$45$60$75
    % Employed for Four Years or Less

    57%

    0%20%40%60%80%100%
    Who They Work With
    • groups
    • businesses
    Where They Work
    • other
  • CareerSchool Psychologist

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    Median Annual Wage

    $57,552

    $0$50k$100k$150k
    Average Hourly Wage

    $40.00

    $0$15$30$45$60$75
    % Employed for Four Years or Less

    39%

    0%20%40%60%80%100%
    Who They Work With
    • children
    • families
    Where They Work
    • schools
  • CareerSports Psychologist

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    Median Annual Wage *

    $153,000

    $0$50k$100k$150k
    Average Hourly Wage *

    $73.56

    $0$15$30$45$60$75
    % Employed for Four Years or Less

    N/A

    0%20%40%60%80%100%
    Who They Work With
    • children
    • families
    • groups
    Where They Work
    • schools
    • other

Psychology Salary and Psychology Career Information: Payscale – Personal Salary Reports. Data points not available via Payscale were found on Indeed.com; average hourly wages were calculated from this figure. These are denoted with an asterisk (*).