Psychiatrist

specialize in diagnosing and treating mental illness

Education


  • doctor's degree
  • 2-7 years of post graduate specialty training
  • state license
  • certification in psychiatry

Duties

  • diagnose, treat, and and help prevent disorders of the mind
  • prescribe, direct, or administer psycho-therapeutic treatments or medications
  • treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders

Pay

The average salary of a psychiatrist is $95,500-$245,000 per year. This is well above average growth.