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What can you do with a Psychology Degree? Jobs, Major + Best Psychology Degrees Online & Colleges

October 9, 2019


Are you wondering what jobs you can do with
a Psychology degree? Whether you are studying Psychology at college,
online or you already have your bachelor’s or master’s degree, this video will give
you 10 career options, the salary that you can expect to earn and also the skills you
will need. As a bonus for you guys looking for an accredited
psychology degree, I will give you a list of the top 5 campus-based courses and top
5 online psychology degrees so stay tuned. After getting a bachelor’s degree in psychology
from college you may need an additional masters or doctorate degree for some careers. Psychologists
study mental, emotional, and social behaviours by analysing how people relate to one another
and their environments. Some licenced psychologists work independently either by consulting patients
or doing research. Others are employed at hospitals where they work together with doctors
and social workers. You may also find psychologists at schools where they support pupils with
their education, special needs or career advice. Now here is the list of the top 10 psychology
jobs. The mean salaries I will mention are from the bureau of labour statistics and the
ranges from payscale.com. 1. Psychiatrist Psychiatrists are doctors who assess, diagnose,
treat and prevent mental health and emotional problems. To become a Psychiatrist after getting
your bachelor’s degree in psychology, you will need to graduate from medical school
and then complete a four-year residency. Psychiatry is among the top of the highest paying jobs
related to psychology. Average Salary: $193,680 per year, but can range from $98,518 – $248,364
However, salaries can vary considerably within this field depending upon your experience,
specialty and where you work 2. Industrial-Organizational Psychologist Industrial-organizational psychologists use
their knowledge of psychology to tackle workplace issues. Increasing worker productivity, selecting
the best employees for particular jobs, and developing market research surveys are just
a few of the things that an industrial-organizational psychologist might do.
The typical starting salary for a master’s degree graduate is around $40,000, while the
starting salary for a doctoral graduate is approximately $55,000. Average Salary: $98,320,
ranging from $40,182 – $114,595 3. Neuropsychologist
Neurophysiologists earn on Average: $88,617 per year and this ranges from $62,695 – $123,211
You will need a Doctorate degree in neuropsychology or clinical neuropsychology.
Neuropsychologists are experts in the science of how the brain works. People who work in
this field often perform cognitive tests, run brain scans, assess people suffering from
brain injury, and study how drugs impact the nervous system. They may work at colleges
and universities, hospitals, research centers, mental health clinics, and pharmaceutical
labs. 4. Research Psychologist
Psychology Researchers usually seek employment in the field, inside a classroom or in a laboratory
setting. Research assistants can hold a Master’s Degree, but lead Research Psychologists will
need a Doctoral Degree. Most laboratory research is completed at universities, government agencies
(such as the National Institute of Health) or private research organizations. Median
Annual Salary: $80,500, $76,090 to $116,343 5. Engineering Psychologist Engineering psychologists work to improve
the design of systems, operations, and equipment in order to increase efficiency, enhance productivity,
and minimize injury. Engineering psychologists who work in the private sector earn considerably
more than those employed in university settings. Average Salary: $79,818 per year $48,000 to
$75,367 annually. Private consultants with doctoral-level degrees earned an average of$179,160
per year. 6. Clinical Psychologist Clinical psychologists work in hospitals,
mental health clinics, and private practice. They are trained to assess, diagnose, treat,
and prevent of mental illness. This is also the area of employment within psychology.
In most states, clinical psychologists must have a doctorate degree in psychology, complete
a one to two year supervised residency, and pass state
licensing exams in order to practice. Average Salary: $72,540 per year, but ranges from
$46,383 – $106,805 largely depending on experience. 7. Counseling Psychologist Counseling psychologists perform many of the
same tasks as clinical psychologists such as offering psychotherapy and mental health
treatment, but usually work with patients suffering from milder forms of mental illness.
Average Salary: $55,870-$71,944 and you will need a PhD 8. Forensic Psychologist Forensic psychologists deal with psychological
aspects of the law. Their duties include developing psychological profiles of criminals, dealing
with child custody issues, investigating child abuse, providing expert testimony, preparing
witnesses to testify in court, and offering training to law enforcement. Some jobs available
with a master’s degree, but usually you will need a doctorate degree in clinical counselling
or forensic psychology. Average Salary is $70,700 and range from $38,833 – $107,764 9. School Psychologist
School psychologists work at schools to diagnose and treat both learning and behaviour problems
in children. Average Salary is $68,900, and ranges
from $40,832 – $85,429.
They often work together with teachers doctors and parents to help children overcome emotional
and academic problems. Strong preference is for candidates with a Master’s or Doctrate
degrees 10. Sports Psychologist
. Most jobs for Sports psychologists will also
require a masters or doctorate degree. Sports psychologists are interested in the psychology
of sports and athletics, particularly motivation and athletic performance. This helps athletes
to perform better or recover from sports injuries. Average Salary ranges from $60,000 to $80,000
a year; the highest salaries can exceed $100,000 annually for those working with professional
athletes Here is a List of the Top Campus
and Top online Bachelor’s Psychology degrees

30 Comments

  • Reply Vidhya Sankari AC March 11, 2017 at 11:49 pm

    Can I do Masters in Psychology without a bachelor degree? Will it be problem to my career?

  • Reply Carlos Saroufim May 29, 2017 at 9:43 pm

    Hey .. Thank you <3

  • Reply Noor Kadir July 7, 2017 at 9:12 pm

    can you do Public Administration?

  • Reply Vidushee X July 21, 2017 at 3:09 am

    Hey! can we become an industrial psychologist with a clinical psychology degree?

  • Reply Raghad Abdelhafiz August 23, 2017 at 4:17 pm

    What's a doctor degree?Like Med school?

  • Reply Teki Srinivas August 25, 2017 at 8:56 pm

    Do we wanted to do bipc to become psycologist

  • Reply rukhsar baig September 14, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    minecraft wow!!!!!!!

  • Reply Kitsune September 19, 2017 at 7:04 am

    The character talking REALLY creeps me out.

  • Reply itsVollx September 23, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    No cyber psychologist?

  • Reply Jann Krizel Coro October 31, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    Can an industrial psychology beacame a psychiatrist ?

  • Reply Jann Krizel Coro October 31, 2017 at 12:32 pm

    Let say that i just graduate as an industrial psychology can i became a psychiatrist ? What programs do i need to attend?

  • Reply Candypie 2010 January 7, 2018 at 11:54 am

    Ew what os that thing talking
    And why the hell is that intro music so damn loud son

  • Reply Jyoti Ranwa February 19, 2018 at 9:49 am

    I passed M.A in psychology from Bikaner university. what can I do after this

  • Reply marbella rubio March 15, 2018 at 5:19 am

    can i become a nurse with a psychology degree

  • Reply zadose April 12, 2018 at 8:55 am

    Jesse from msm???

  • Reply ganpat sahu April 29, 2018 at 2:49 pm

    I my BA in psychology but I want further education in psychology at Canada in industrial organisation psychology.can I do. And which college is best for. Me as a international student

  • Reply Payal sharma May 12, 2018 at 8:09 pm

    PhD is same for all Psy field or its different ??

  • Reply Bie_ barh May 23, 2018 at 2:31 am

    Thanks a lot

  • Reply Khusi Sahu May 31, 2018 at 12:49 pm

    can u make a video on bsc and BA psychology n which one is more beneficial n what should we do after these n what is applied n general psychology? where do we choose clinical n all?

  • Reply Khusi Sahu May 31, 2018 at 12:50 pm

    for these jobs which psychology do we choose BA or BSc?

  • Reply Jisa jz June 10, 2018 at 11:00 am

    I am a MBA in HR. And marketing.. and I was a counselor in other country.. did many diploma in counseling psychology.. and enneagram ,mbti,ta,mft..etc.. what should I study to get a job in psychology here in US?

  • Reply Benny Gonzalez August 3, 2018 at 5:15 am

    U need a master's or dr for all of these and they pay shitty

  • Reply Erica Rose September 9, 2018 at 4:31 am

    What degree do I need to be come a forensic psychologist?

  • Reply Arsalan Shaikh September 23, 2018 at 9:14 pm

    Psychologist k liye 12th m kitne percent chahiye

  • Reply Boss Reataza October 21, 2018 at 8:24 pm

    Good to hear about the topic of psychology.

  • Reply killerpassword December 14, 2018 at 12:16 am

    Im a born genius I was hit with mental instability by a bunch of amateurs but now I fixed my self because I'm my own boss and I listen to know one

  • Reply ANONYMOUS BLINK February 8, 2019 at 4:46 pm

    I'm currently a senior high School student but I would like to ask if what will happen next if like for instance I take Psychology for my college and graduated Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Will I be able to become an I/O psychology? or I need to study again? But if I can't I want to be a Psychologist for Youth counseling and to people who has Autism.

  • Reply Crescent Blue May 6, 2019 at 7:48 am

    JESSE WHY

  • Reply Vince Mortos May 8, 2019 at 4:27 am

    How about in political science… What can I do with a political science degree? 😊

  • Reply Joey Stones September 28, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    Is it just me but any of you can easily read body language?

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