Danielle Pape

Nature of Psychologists

As a psychologist you perform a number of tasks. Some of them are:
  • Scheduling appointments with patients and meeting with them.
  • Going through paperwork, etc etc.
  • Psychologists generally work in offices/cubicles. They are empathetic and patient people.


  • Doctoral degree is mandatory in order to become one (PhD or PsyD in psychology.)
  • Anywhere from 4 to 6 years of education dependant on the field you go into.
  • School subjects:
  • Math, Biology, and English are important for this career.

Personal Impression

Two enjoyable parts of being a Psychologist are:

  • Seeing patients improve.
  • Meeting new people.
  • The income.


  • Hourly wage of $34.86.
  • Starts from $18.26 - $52.70.
  • Average salary of $72,510 per year.
  • Salaries typically start from $37,980 - $109,610.