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Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

Use principles of psychology to study problems that happen in organizations.

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$69.53 / hour    Read more about wages


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Growth rate:  2.2%    Read more about outlook


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Collect information from people through observation, interviews, or surveys.
  • Conduct scientific research of organizational behavior or processes.
  • Testify at legal or legislative proceedings.
  • Advise others on business or operational matters.
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Job Title Examples:

Research Scientist
Industrial/ Organizational Psychologist (I/O Psychologist)
School Psychologist

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