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Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists

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Neuropsychologists and clinical neuropsychologists diagnose and treat disorders that involve physical injuries and diseases which have affected people's cognition and behaviors. They conduct research, administer programs, and provide education and counseling to individuals and families. They examine individual and group behavior through testing, experimenting, and studying personal medical histories. Neuropsychologists and clinical neuropsychologists normally hold doctorates in neuropsychology and are licensed to practice in their state. Approximately 12,880 psychologists, all others not listed separately by the Department of Labor, are employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Master's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Curious

Problem-Solving

Scientific

Career Ladder
Department Head, Director, Consultant

Supervisor, Chief Neuropsychologist

Neuropsychologist

Intern

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