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Ten of the Fastest-Growing Psychology Careers

By July 5, 2012

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So you've decided to major in psychology, but what exactly do you plan to do after you graduate? Due to the economic downturn, competition for many jobs has increased dramatically. In order to compete in today's market, it pays to carefully consider your career options and select a field that is in high demand. Of course, you should always select a career that fits your personality, interests and needs.

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Some of these careers have grown so much in demand that they have actually been listed in several major "hot job" lists. For example, U.S. News and World Report listed school psychology as one of their top 30 careers in terms of job outlook and job satisfaction.

While salaries can vary depending on factors such as level of education and the specialty area you choose, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts faster than average growth for psychologists. If you are still searching for your dream job in psychology, then be sure to check out some of these fast-growing psychology careers that have a strong projected job outlook as you plan your career path.

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Comments

July 8, 2012 at 2:53 am
(1) Non Certified Psychologist says:

Awesome information…It just alter my mind. Now i’m thinking about my hobby, it should be convert in a profession in future :)

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