This is a field where the salary can vary because of where you work. The national average is around $81,000. Here are some averages based on the industry:
- Elementary and secondary schools: $77,430
- Work with families, teachers and school administrators to foster a healthy, safe and supportive learning environment.
- General medical and surgical hospitals: $85,090
- Work with hospital staff and patients to treat psychological problems related to physical and mental health.
Your interest in sports could turn into a high-paying career in this field. The average salary is about $55,000. But if some of your clients are professional athletes, that could bump your salary to over $100,000.
With hard work, your interest and passion in psychology can mean some big money in the future. Whatever your interests are, give Texas Wesleyan’s psychology program a look. Pursue your interests with our flexible degree plan, regardless of whether you want to work right after graduation or go to graduate school.