Education & Social Sciences

Psychology

Careers in Psychology

Name Education Projected Growth Interdisciplinary Connections Salary
Industrial/Organizational Psychologist Doctorate - 53%
Master's - 47%
Much faster than average
(29% or higher)
Business/Management $45.54 Hourly
$94,720 Annual
School Psychologist Doctorate - 19%
Master's - 78%
Faster than average
(20%-28%)
  $32.64 Hourly
$67,880 Annual
Guidance, School, and
Vocational Counselor
Master's - 97% Average
(10%-19%)
Education:
Primary/Secondary
$25.77 Hourly
$53,610 Annual
Psychology Teachers,
Postsecondary
Doctorate - 62%
Master's - 38%
Average
(10%-19%)
  $68,150 Annual
Mental Health
Counselor
Master's - 76%
College Courses - 13%
Much faster than average
(29% or higher)
  $18.84 Hourly
$39,190 Annual
Substance Abuse and Behavior Disorder Counselor Bachelor's - 28%
High School - 23%
College Courses - 19%
Faster than average
(20%-28%)
  $18.54 Hourly
$38, 560 Annual
Clinical Psychologist Doctorate - 84%
Master's - 16%
Faster than average
(20%-28%)
Psychology Major
with Cognitive Neuroscience Concentration
$32.64 Hourly
$67,880 Annual
Counseling Psychologist Doctorate - 73%
Master's - 27%
Faster than average
(20%-28%)
  $32.64 Hourly
$67,880 Annual
Neuropsychologist
and Clinical
Neuropsychologist
Doctorate - 100% Average
(10%-19%)
  $43.27 Hourly
$90,010 Annual
Marriage and Family
Therapist
Doctorate - 2%
Master's - 98%
Much faster than average
(29% or higher)
  $19.95 Hourly
$41,500 Annual
Child, Family and School
Social Workers
Not Available Faster than average
(19%)
Sociology/Social Work $21.25 Hourly
$44,200 Annual
Mental Health and
Substance Abuse
Social Worker
Doctorate - 4%
Master's - 72%
Bachelor's - 23%
Much faster than average
(31%)
  $18.52 Hourly
$38,520 Annual
Healthcare Social
Workers
Doctorate - 4%
Master's - 85%
Bachelor's - 11%
Much faster than average
(29% or higher)
  $23.37 Hourly
$48,620 Annual
Sports Psychologist Ph.D. or Psy.D. Average
(approx. 12%)
Physical Therapy/
Exercise Science
$86,540 Annual