Professions for Psychology

Psychology career choices and salary information

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the median annual wage for psychologists was $80,370 in May 2019. With the employment of psychologists projected to grow 14 percent from 2018 to 2028, a degree in psychology is a great career decision!

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What Can You Do With a Degree In Psychology

Psychologists study human behavior and the mental processes that cause us to do what we do. Some psychologists conduct research. Others may counsel and conduct training programs, do market research, or provide mental health services in hospitals, clinics, and private settings. Representative job titles and areas of specialization:

  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Affirmative Action Officer
  • Assistant Retail Buyer
  • Bank Officer
  • Career Counselor *
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Clinical Psychologist *
  • Community Organization Director
  • Community Relations Officer
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Day Care Center Director *
  • Disability Evaluation Trainee
  • Educational Psychologist *
  • Employment Counselor
  • Experimental Psychologist *
  • Group Counselor
  • Health Educator Psychologist *
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Industrial Relations Arbitrator
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychologist *
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Loan/Credit Counselor
  • Manager in Retail/Industry
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Marriage, Family, Child Counselor *
  • Mental Health Assistant
  • Opinion Survey Researcher
  • Professor/Instructor/Teacher *
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Psychologist *
  • Public Administrator
  • Recreation Worker
  • Rehabilitation Counselor *
  • Research Assistant
  • Sales Representative
  • School Psychologist/Counselor *
  • Social Psychologist *
  • Social Security Representative
  • Test Administrator
  • Test Development Assistant
  • Urban Planner *
  • Vocational Counselor *
  • Volunteer Services Director

* Titles with an asterisk require additional education or training.

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