The average salary for an Early-Career Psychologist with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning skills is $74,433.
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Job Description for Psychologist
Psychologists employ their education and knowledge of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) to provide diagnostic interviews, psychological testing, and individual and group psychotherapy. They may work as part of a multidisciplinary team, and consult with other professionals regarding patient care. These other professionals vary depending upon the type of psychologist. For instance, a school psychologist may work with teachers, social workers, counselors, and doctors…Read more
- Conduct psychological exams, providing recommendations about courses of treatment and diagnosis.
- Participate in and recruit for applied research in psychology.
- Respond to crises with appropriate interventions and change treatment plans to respond to changing circumstances.
- Administer and interpret psychological tests and measurements, and document results internally and for patients.
- Guide patients through treatment regimens like behavior modification, psychotherapy, and group therapy.
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Clinical Research, Forensic Psychology, Clinical Supervision, Counseling and Clinical Psychology.
Pay by Experience Level for Psychologist
An entry-level Psychologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,767 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,068 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,317 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,455.
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