Highest Paying Psychology Careers
Average Annual Salary (Career Profiles, 2019 Data)
M.D., and undergoing a four-year residency, (roughly 8 years of post-undergraduate study)
University Full Professor
Either a master’s or Ph.D. degree. Those with Ph.D. degrees have an easier time findings jobs and will earn higher salaries
Ph.D. in neuropsychology or clinical neuropsychology
University Associate Professor
Either a master’s or Ph.D. degree. Those with Ph.D. degrees have an easier time findings jobs and will earn higher salaries.
High school teachers need at least a bachelor’s and state certification. Postsecondary psychology teachers need a master’s or Ph.D. degree.
Ph.D. degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.), plus 1-2 years of supervised residency, and state’s licensing exams.
Ph.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D.
Master’s degree in school psychology; roughly 1/3 of professionals hold a Ph.D.
Most hold a Ph.D., however some jobs are available with a master’s.
A master’s or Ph.D. degree in sports psychology or a related area such as counseling or clinical psychology.