Demographic information on Psychologists in the US. The average age of male Psychologists in the workforce is 49.9 and of female Psychologists is 45.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Psychologists is White.
Data on higher education choices for Psychologists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Psychologists is Psychology but a relatively high number of Psychologists hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Psychologists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Psychologists need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Psychologists need more than the average amount of Science, Programming, and Operations Analysis.
Projections on wages and job growth for Psychologists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Psychologists are expected to see a growth of 18.7% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.