Psychology

If you love Psychology, here are some of the most suitable careers for you. These careers use their knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders in their job.


Naturopathic Physicians

Michael Smith N.D. BHSC (Naturopathy) from Planet Naturopath
1 reviews
diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases using a system of practice that is based on the natural healing capacity of individuals. May use physiological, psychological or mechanical methods. May also use natural medicines, prescription or legend drugs, foods, herbs, or other natural remedies.
$218850
Doctoral degree
High job satisfaction
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Music Therapists

Marjorie O’Reilly, MT-BC, NMT from Bridgewater State Hospital
3 reviews
plan, organize, or direct medically prescribed music therapy activities designed to positively influence patients’ psychological or behavioral status.
$51260
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Art Therapists

plan or conduct art therapy sessions or programs to improve clients’ physical, cognitive, or emotional well-being.
$51260
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Physical Medicine and Rehab Physicians

diagnose and treat disorders requiring physiotherapy to provide physical, mental, and occupational rehabilitation.
$218850
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Preventive Medicine Physicians

apply knowledge of general preventive medicine and public health issues to promote health care to groups or individuals, and aid in the prevention or reduction of risk of disease, injury, disability, or death. May practice population-based medicine or diagnose and treat patients in the context of clinical health promotion and disease prevention.
$218850
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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OBGYNs

Dr. Nichole Butler from Weiss Memorial Hospital - Women's Health Center
Diana Glasser, MD, FACOG from Ob Hospitalist Group at Los Robles Medical Center
2 reviews
provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth and those who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general medical care to women.
$239120
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
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Pediatricians

Noha Polack, MD, FAAP from Progressive Pediatrics
Dr. Corey Fish from Brave Care
Dr. Leann Poston from
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett from
4 reviews
diagnose, treat, and help prevent children’s diseases and injuries.
$184570
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Psychiatrists

Dr. Krysti Vo from
Dr. Tahia Haque, MD from Savant Care
2 reviews
diagnose, treat, and help prevent disorders of the mind.
$217100
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Counseling Psychologists

Dr. Bruce L. Thiessen from A community health clinic in San Diego
1 reviews
assess and evaluate individuals’ problems through the use of case history, interview, and observation and provide individual or group counseling services to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.
$89290
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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School Psychologists

investigate processes of learning and teaching and develop psychological principles and techniques applicable to educational problems.
$89290
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Clinical Psychologists

Louis R. Franzini, Ph.D from Independent Practice of Psychology
Nancy B. Irwin, PsyD, C.Ht. from
Dr. Supriya Blair, PsyD from Dr. Blair Psychology
Nicole Prause from
5 reviews
diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview, and psychological tests, and formulate and administer programs of treatment.
$89290
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Clinical Nurse Specialists

Pamela Jane Nye from
1 reviews
direct nursing staff in the provision of patient care in a clinical practice setting, such as a hospital, hospice, clinic, or home. Ensure adherence to established clinical policies, protocols, regulations, and standards.
$80010
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Genetic Counselors

assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects. Provide information to other healthcare providers or to individuals and families concerned with the risk of inherited conditions. Advise individuals and families to support informed decisionmaking and coping methods for those at risk. May help conduct research related to genetic conditions or genetic counseling.
$89710
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Social Work Professors

teach courses in social work. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$78110
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Education Professors

teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$75010
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Psychology Professors

teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$89960
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Healthcare Social Workers

provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family caregivers. Provide patients with information and counseling, and make referrals for other services. May also provide case and care management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare.
$60470
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Nursing Professors

Dr. Jenna Liphart Rhoads from Texas Women’s University
1 reviews
demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$84060
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Recreational Therapists

plan, direct, or coordinate medically-approved recreation programs for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, or other institutions. Activities include sports, trips, dramatics, social activities, and crafts. May assess a patient condition and recommend appropriate recreational activity.
$51260
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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I/O Psychologists

apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training, and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
$112690
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
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APN Psychotherapists

assess, diagnose, and treat individuals and families with mental health or substance use disorders or the potential for such disorders. Apply therapeutic activities, including the prescription of medication, per state regulations, and the administration of psychotherapy.
$80010
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Mental Health Social Workers

assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.
$54540
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Occupational Therapists

Chaya Gottesman from A private practice treating children in my sensory gym
Sarah Stromsdorfer, OTR/L from A large Level I Trauma hospital in Denver, CO
2 reviews
assess, plan, and organize rehabilitative programs that help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills, as well as general independence, to persons with disabilities or developmental delays. Use therapeutic techniques, adapt the individual’s environment, teach skills, and modify specific tasks that present barriers to the individual.
$87480
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Nurse Midwives

2 reviews
diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. May provide well-woman gynecological care. Must have specialized, graduate nursing education.
$115540
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Physician Assistants

1 reviews
provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, and counsel patients. May, in some cases, prescribe medication. Must graduate from an accredited educational program for physician assistants.
$116080
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Social and Human Service Assistants

assist other social and human service providers in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care.
$38230
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
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Certified Alcohol Drug Counselors

1 reviews
counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs.
$51550
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Mental Health Counselors

Windy Ezzell, MA from Inner Solutions Counseling Center, PLLC
Courtney Kirkpatrick MS, NCC, LPC from Consilium Behavioral Health
Ginelle Krummey, MA LCMHCA NCC from Growth Point Collaborative Counseling and Group Facilitation, PLLC
Natalie Capano, MHC-LP from Cobb Psychotherapy
9 reviews
counsel and advise individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health, with an emphasis on prevention. May help individuals deal with a broad range of mental health issues, such as those associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; or aging.
$51550
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Nurse Practitioners

diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.
$114510
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Marriage and Family Therapists

diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders.
$56890
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Psychiatric Technicians

care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners. Monitor patients’ physical and emotional well-being and report to medical staff. May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, help with personal hygiene, and administer oral or injectable medications.
$38080
No degree required
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