Career Outlook for Counseling Psychologists

Also known as:  Child Psychologist, Child Psychometrist, Clinical Psychologist, Eating Disorder Psychologist, Educational Psychologist, Geropsychologist, Pediatric Psychologist, School Psychologist, School Psychometrist, Vocational Psychologist
The overall job outlook for Counseling Psychologist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 4.31 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.72 percent per year. Demand for Counseling Psychologists is expected to go up, with an expected 68,100 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 8.45 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Counseling Psychologists in the following states
California 15,510
New York 10,300
Texas 5,710
Pennsylvania 4,840
Illinois 4,460
Massachusetts 4,180
Ohio 3,180
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Counseling Psychologists
North Dakota 140
Puerto Rico 190
South Dakota 190
Wyoming 240
Alaska 240
Louisiana 270
Vermont 300