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Psychologist Salary 2011

Psychologists are in huge demand, a fact which is reflected by the projected job growth rate of 12% during the next 6 to 7 years. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, an estimated 35% of psychologists are self-employed, mainly owing to a sizeable section entering private practice on gaining some experience. The average salary of a psychologist in 2011 is $80,000. Most psychologists receive additional certification in areas such as psychoanalysis, rehabilitation, forensic, clinical health and family psychology. Clinical psychologists mostly work in offices of mental health practitioners, hospitals and physician’s offices.

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by Susan White on Mon, 01/24/2011 - 14:40

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