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2017 Psychology Entry-Level Jobs

Are you interested in starting your career with entry-level jobs in psychology? Most likely, when most people consider psychology jobs, they think of actual psychologists. The term “psychologist,” however, is a broad one, since psychologists work in many different ways and in many different environments. In general, psychologists are responsible for studying the behavior and related mental processes of humans and applying that study to perform research, to help others better their lives, or to better understand how and why humans function the way that they do. Some psychologists perform research and use it to write studies, reports, or even entire books. Then, you have psychologists who work directly with patients in private or public practices, as well as psychologists who work in hospitals, government agencies, rehabilitation facilities, and more. Overall and regardless of type, most psychologist make an average salary of at least $68,640 per year.

It might surprise you to learn that the majority of jobs in psychology are in fact school-related positions. In fact, 42,060 psychologists are currently employed in elementary and/or high schools, where they might perform research to help improve the educational process for teachers and/or students, work directly with students who are experiencing difficulty, and more. Those working in the school system tend to be quite well paid and bring home an average salary of $71,730 per year.

Psychology entry-level jobs are also available through private or publicly owned practices. Ideally, most psychologists would like to eventually open up their own practices, but when you’re just starting out, learning under and working with more experienced professionals can be just what you need. There are also opportunities for psychologists to be employed in family service organizations, outpatient care centers, and more.

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Talbert House | Cincinnati OH
Job Description: WORK LOCATION: 2600 Victory Parkway WORK HOURS: First shift FLSA STATUS: Salaried Exempt JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB CODE: 302111-125 POSITION SUMMARY: The Psychology Practice Administrator oversee our APA accredited Psychology Training Program. As a member of our Quality and Clinica...
  • Paid
  • Non-profit
  • Corporate
  • Immediate
MedStar Washington Hospital Center | Washington District of Columbia and 5 other locations
GENERAL SUMMARY Provides clinical psychological services to the Washington Cancer Institute. Oversees routine operational tasks and the implementation of program development tasks. Provides leadership and special expertise in one or more sub fields of medical psychology. Provides full range of n...
  • Paid
  • Corporate
  • Immediate
University of Idaho | Moscow ID
Administrative Assistant College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for administrative support duties for the Chair of the Department of Psychology and Communication Studies (PCS). This position requires a good knowledge of office support funct...
  • Paid
  • Corporate
  • Immediate
Care Tec Pediatric Center, LLC | Bunkie LA
- Minimum of 1 year post graduate experience required, with supervisory experience preferred.  - Masters Degree in Psychology or other related field - Pediatric experience preferred but not required - We have a Psycholgist on staff to perform Evaluations and one BCBA with 10+ years of experi...
  • Paid
  • Corporate
  • Immediate
SE TN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT/ | Chattanooga TN
Southeast Tennessee Development District Area on Aging & Disability Department In-Home Service Coordinator In-Home Service Coordinator The Southeast Tennessee Development District is seeking an In-Home Service Coordinator to provide resources and support to consumers and/or family members of the ...
  • Paid
  • Corporate
  • Immediate
Trivoca | Atlanta GA
Overview: Compensation: $27,000 + commission   Trivoca, a local Atlanta staffing firm, has an immediate opportunity for a Account Manager to join our team. If you have a great sense of humor, high energy level, bubbly personality and love to help people, we want to hear from you! This is a gre...
  • Paid
  • Corporate
  • Immediate
MedOptions | Beaver PA
Overview: Licensed Clinical Psychologist MedOptions is growing. The nation’s leading provider of behavioral health services to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities continues to expand and has local opportunities for psychologists to join our team of 800 clinicians and support staff. ...
  • Paid
  • Corporate
  • Immediate
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