School Psychologists

6.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
6%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
10.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$79,820
or $38.37 hourly
VOLUME
111,320
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 6% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Persuasion
Assisting and Caring for Others
Negotiation
Originality
Key
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'School Psychologists' job openings is expected to rise 10.4% by 2030
'School Psychologists' is expected to be a fast 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 'School Psychologists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'School Psychologists' was $79,820, or $38.37 hourly
'School Psychologists' are paid 90.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 111,320 people employed as School Psychologists.
This represents around 0.08% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Diagnose and implement individual or schoolwide interventions or strategies to address educational, behavioral, or developmental issues that adversely impact educational functioning in a school. May address student learning and behavioral problems and counsel students or families. May design and implement performance plans, and evaluate performance. May consult with other school-based personnel.

SOC Code: 19-3034.00

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