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2023 Psychology Salary

There are about 570,593 students enrolled in Psychology in the USA.

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College is a massive investment for most undergraduates. It is critical to be assured you justify that cash outlay. We aim for the following earnings and job placement insights to support you in deciding your major at college.

In their first year out of college, Psychology students earn $49,727 per year on average (top 23%). With experience in their work lives, they predominantly generate somewhere between $17,933 and $76,885, but average more or less $37,938. For context, that is 2% below the United States' average.

The most popular job for a Psychology graduate is Analyst, which commonly earn around $54,000; next are Account Executive and Certified Nursing Assistant, which normally make close to $36,000 and $22,000 respectively.

New England has the best paid Psychology graduates. MA has the highest grossing Psychology alumni of any state. Ivy League has the most well paid Psychology graduates of any conference..

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