August 27, 2012, 12:42 PM
This is an ideal career for analytical and logical thinkers. Psychologists study the human mind and human behaviour. The most popular area of specialization is clinical psychology, where you’re dealing with psychological problems and mental illness. You may work in schools, clinics, government agencies, or the corporate sector with about forty percent working in private practice.
37k - 70k
Rewarding seeing your efforts turn lives around
Diverse field means your skill set is transferrable
Work with intelligent people and a positive environment.
Not seeing your work results
Long emotionally draining hours
Managed care will affect the future
The Bottom Line
If you’re good, you will enjoy a rewarding career, clients will come, you will make some serious money and you will never be bored. If you’re average, the flexibility of the career will be your saviour.
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