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Employment of psychologists is expected to grow as fast as average . Job prospects should be the best for people who have a doctoral degree from a leading university in an applied specialty, such as counseling or health, and those with a specialist or doctoral degree in school psychology.

School Psychologist Jobs

School Psychologists


Career Outlook

Employment of psychologists is expected to grow as fast as average . Job prospects should be the best for people who have a doctoral degree from a leading university in an applied specialty, such as counseling or health, and those with a specialist or doctoral degree in school psychology. Master's degree holders in fields other than industrial-organizational psychology will face keen competition . Opportunities will be limited for bachelor's degree holders.

Employment change. Employment of psychologists is expected to grow 12 percent from 2008 to 2018, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment will grow because of increased demand for psychological services in schools, hospitals, social service agencies, mental health centers, substance abuse treatment clinics, consulting firms, and private companies.

Demand for school psychologists will be driven by a growing awareness of how students' mental health and behavioral problems, such as bullying, affect learning. School psychologists will also be needed for general student counseling on a variety of other issues, including working with students with disabilities or with special needs, tackling drug abuse, and consulting and managing personal crisis.

Spurring demand for clinical psychologists will continue to be the rising healthcare costs associated with unhealthy lifestyles, such as smoking, alcoholism, and obesity, which have made prevention and treatment more critical. An increase in the number of employee assistance programs, which help workers deal with personal problems, also should lead t...

Career Overview

Investigate processes of learning and teaching and develop psychological principles and techniques applicable to educational problems.

Salary for School Psychologists


 25th
Percentile
75th
Percentile
Mean
U.S. $48,700
($23.42)
$82,800
($39.81)
$70,190
($33.74)
Annual figures are on top. Hourly figures are below in parentheses.
N/A = Information not available

Majors for this Career

  • Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
  • Psychology, General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • School Psychology
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

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