Neuropsychologists

6.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
0.0%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
2%
by 2030
WAGES
$105,780
or $50.85 hourly
VOLUME
14,960
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 0.0% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
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Social Perceptiveness
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Neuropsychologists' job openings is expected to rise 2% by 2030
'Neuropsychologists' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Neuropsychologists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Neuropsychologists' was $105,780, or $50.85 hourly
'Neuropsychologists' are paid 152.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as neuropsychologists?

As of 2020 there were 14,960 people employed as Neuropsychologists within the United States.
This represents around 0.011% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 9 thousand people are employed as Neuropsychologists.

Job description

Apply theories and principles of neuropsychology to evaluate and diagnose disorders of higher cerebral functioning, often in research and medical settings. Study the human brain and the effect of physiological states on human cognition and behavior. May formulate and administer programs of treatment.

SOC Code: 19-3039.02

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