Psychologists are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Psychologists was $70,636 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Psychologists by wage are Audiologists, Railroad conductors & yardmasters, and Physical therapists.
Psychologists are part of the Life, physical, & social science occupations, along with Agricultural & food scientists, Biological scientists, Conservation scientists & foresters, Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other, Astronomers & physicists, Atmospheric & space scientists, Chemists & materials scientists, Environmental scientists & geoscientists, Other Physical Scientists, Economists, Psychologists, Urban & regional planners, Miscellaneous social scientists, including survey researchers & sociologists, Agricultural & food science technicians, Biological technicians, Chemical technicians, Geological & petroleum technicians, & nuclear technicians, and Miscellaneous life, physical, & social science technicians, including social science research assistants
The top 3 locations that employ the most Psychologists are Philadelphia City (Center City) PUMA, PA, LA City (Central/Hancock Park & Mid-Wilshire) PUMA, CA, and Edgewater, Uptown & Rogers Park PUMA, IL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Psychologists are Huntington Town (North) PUMA, NY, Philadelphia City (Center City) PUMA, PA, and LA City (Central/Hancock Park & Mid-Wilshire) PUMA, CA.