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Job: School Psychologist
Median annual salary: $61,141
Growth rate: 16% in the Life, Physical, and Social Science occupations
More than 56,000 jobs will be created this decade in the social science and related occupations, sparked by pronounced growth in clinical, counseling, and school psychologist openings, according to the BLS.
Most school psychologist positions require a minimum of a master’s degree, but many also hold a doctorate or specialist degree as well. School psychologists offer counseling and psychological services to students, while also providing training to teachers. Psychologists work with students in both individual and group settings.