Natalia Szaflarski Period 7/8
Career Details: Duties/Responsibilities, Average Hours/Working Schedule, Working Location, and Salary/Wage Potential
The median wage is about $32.64 hourly, and the annual is about $67,880. Job openings around the country is estimated to be about 82,300 new clinical psychologists up to 2020.
Some working locations are actually opened right here in Chicago. There's a good handful in the area. One opened up in Addison, one in Chicago (3 miles away!), one in Hillside, and another in Joliet (just to name a few).
Typically a clinical psychologist works full-time.
The Education required is mainly a doctoral or professional degree. 87% of clinical psychologists have a doctoral or professional degree. 13% have at least an associate's degree, and 1% have just a master's degree. Main courses to take would be Life Sciences: Clinical Child Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Counseling Psychology; Developmental and Child Psychology; Psychology, General; School Psychology
This is where I plan on studying for my Master's Degree.
This is where I plan on studying my Associate's Degree.
University of Colorado at Boulder
This is where I plan on studying my Doctoral Degree.
Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Science — Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.