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Bureau of Labor statistics - outlook for psychologists

Discussion in 'Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.]' started by Shatani, 02.24.11.

  1. Shatani

    Shatani Real Life Doctory Type

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    thoughts??
  2. UhOh

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  3. Shatani

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    i was wondering if that was a subtle jab at professional schools...
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    I didn't even think of that, but perhaps it is! I was just wondering what "leading university" even means. They didn't define their construct very well ;).

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    Well unless I am missing something, everything that I read looks like good news. Or at least, average..

    Better than reading that I have no job prospects in 6 years.
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    a) I'd definitely go with average. Good is relative. We certainly don't make as much as "real doctors" (gasp).

    b) It doesn't mention much about academic psychologists - not cool. :0

  8. Therapist4Chnge

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    It was poorly written and left out a number of core areas that psychologists practice. As for the quoted salaries...I think they are low, but maybe that's just me.

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