School Psychology Career Outlook

School psychologists have strong employment prospects with a projected growth rate of 19% until 2024 (much faster than average). The 180 day contract salary for school-based practitioners is $64,168 and the mean university faculty salary is $77,8011.  While school psychologists work most often in public schools, they also can work in universities, hospitals, independent practice and other settings.

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