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PSYCHOLOGISTS, ALL OTHER
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Occupation Description:
 
  All psychologists not listed separately.
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
   Neuropsychologists (ONET code: 19-3039.02)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Apply theories and principles of neuropsychology to evaluate and diagnose disorders of higher cerebral functioning, often in research and medical settings. Study the human brain and the effect of physiological states on human cognition and behavior. May formulate and administer programs of treatment.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Conduct neuropsychological evaluations such as assessments of intelligence, academic ability, attention, concentration, sensorimotor function, language, learning, and memory.
  • Conduct research on neuropsychological disorders.
  • Consult with other professionals about patients' neurological conditions.
  • Design or implement rehabilitation plans for patients with cognitive dysfunction.
  • Diagnose and treat conditions involving injury to the central nervous system, such as cerebrovascular accidents, neoplasms, infectious or inflammatory diseases, degenerative diseases, head traumas, demyelinating diseases, and various forms of dementing il
  • Diagnose and treat conditions such as chemical dependency, alcohol dependency, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) dementia, and environmental toxin exposure.
  • Diagnose and treat pediatric populations for conditions such as learning disabilities with developmental or organic bases.
 
  * Clinical Neuropsychologists (ONET code: 19-3039.03)
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Master's degree
 
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Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $106,928.00 $51.41 $21.72 $26.72 - $65.20
Bridgeport/Stamford $120,292.00 $57.83 $21.64 $25.59 - $89.11
Hartford $112,193.00 $53.94 $21.19 $24.11 - $65.20
New Haven $100,874.00 $48.49 $21.50 $26.72 - $63.88
New London/Norwich $123,958.00 $59.60 $47.27 $53.24 - $65.10
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2020 2030
State of Connecticut 560 620 0.1% 44
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow about as fast as average, but the number of annual openings will offer somewhat limited job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
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