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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)
 
   Clinical Neuropsychologists (ONET code: 19-3039.03)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Assess and diagnose patients with neurobehavioral problems related to acquired or developmental disorders of the nervous system, such as neurodegenerative disorders, traumatic brain injury, seizure disorders, and learning disabilities. Recommend treatment after diagnosis, such as therapy, medication, or surgery. Assist with evaluation before and after neurosurgical procedures, such as deep brain stimulation.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Compare patients' progress before and after pharmacologic, surgical, or behavioral interventions.
  • Conduct neuropsychological evaluations such as assessments of intelligence, academic ability, attention, concentration, sensorimotor function, language, learning, and memory.
  • 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 neural and psychological conditions in medical and surgical populations, such as patients with early dementing illness or chronic pain with a neurological basis.
  • Diagnose and treat pediatric populations for conditions such as learning disabilities with developmental or organic bases.
 
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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 $116,125.00 $55.83 $27.05 $27.95 - $70.07
Hartford $126,097.00 $60.63 $34.94 $51.45 - $69.42
New Haven $110,356.00 $53.06 $24.11 $26.90 - $68.42
New London/Norwich $121,564.00 $58.44 $37.25 $53.97 - $69.44
      
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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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