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Experimental Psychology&

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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2015
growing 47.8%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
growing 5.2%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
growing 6.02%
Average Wage
declining -0.48%
People in Workforce
growing 3.39%
Average Employee Age
declining -0.25%


Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Experimental Psychology and the types of students that study this field. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but University of California-Santa Barbara and University of Michigan-Ann Arbor have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Experimental Psychology. Tuition costs for Experimental Psychology majors are, on average, $9,687 for in-state public colleges, and $38,895 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Experimental Psychology programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.


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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Psychology graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Psychology majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Psychology majors, by average wage, is Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers.


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Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Psychology in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Psychology is 41.2, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Psychology degrees, and White students earn the majority (1,108) of the degrees.

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Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Experimental Psychology field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Experimental Psychology majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Experimental Psychology majors need more than the average amount of Social Perceptiveness, Science, and Systems Evaluation.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Experimental Psychology majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Social Perceptiveness is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Writing are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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