Clinical Psychologists diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview, and psychological tests, and formulate and administer programs of treatment.
Base salary and job outlook
- Median wages (2008): $30.84 hourly, $64,140 annual
- Employment (2006): 152,000 employees
- Projected growth (2008): Average (7% to 13%) .
- Projected need (2006-2016): 47,000 additional employees
Possible job titles
- Clinical Psychologist
- Forensic Psychologist
- Child Psychologist
- Clinical Therapist
- Out-Patient Therapist
- Pediatric Psychologist
- Behavioral Psychologist
Additional career information