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Psychiatrists

Diagnose and treat mental disorders.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
>$100 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  15.8%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Treat patients using psychological therapies.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
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Job Title Examples:

Child Psychiatrist
Consulting Psychiatrist
Prison Psychiatrist

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