Psychology PhD grads say they’re losing their jobs, too

The median salary for psychology graduates in the U.S. is about $62,000.

That’s up 8 per cent since the recession, according to a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

“The salary increase that we’ve seen is really concerning for us,” said Rachel Einhorn, a psychology graduate from the University of Washington.

“I think the people who are most likely to see a decrease in their pay and the people that are most vulnerable to it are people who just have a lower salary, and it’s really difficult for them to see their salaries go up.”

A large percentage of psychology graduates, however, are not working at all.

In the survey, 25 per cent of psychology grads reported that they were either unemployed or underemployed.

The number of psychology students who are currently in jobs outside of academia rose by about 25 per per cent between 2010 and 2019, according a study by The Atlantic Cities.

In an interview, Einathan said the shortage of psychology faculty and graduates was not due to a shortage of qualified students, but rather the fact that the profession is becoming more competitive in many areas.

She said her research shows that the more expensive an education is, the more likely a graduate is to drop out.

Ein horn said she hopes that in coming years, more students will be able to afford to attend the University or the College of the Atlantic, the nation’s largest, public university system.

Erekson said it’s not just a graduate shortage that worries her, but also the lack of access to jobs.

“It’s really a shame because it’s one of the most rewarding careers in the country,” she said.

“If you want to be in a field, you want a job.”

A lack of job opportunities for psychologists A lack in the number of psychologists who are employed is a problem for all psychology graduates.

Ehrman said that a shortage in the psychology workforce is not new.

In her 2010 study, she found that a high school graduate could expect to work in an office for about four years, compared to the five years she predicted they would need to work if they graduated from high school.

“Psychology is not a field that can survive in a post-recession world,” Ehrmann said.

Echols said that the shortage is particularly concerning because the profession itself is changing.

“We are seeing more students graduate from high schools, and the field is becoming increasingly more competitive,” she added.

“This means more people are graduating from the program and that means more applicants, more applicants to get in.”

She added that many people with a psychology degree will go on to work as psychologists.

Ehlens said she’s hoping that students will finally have a job when they graduate.

“They’ll be able find jobs that are paying enough for them, that are accessible,” she told CBC News.

Ellington said that if the profession isn’t expanding, it’s difficult to know when that could happen.

“There’s a lot of uncertainty about what the future holds,” she explained.

“How many jobs are going to be open to us?” she added, “and how many of those are going away.”

The survey found that students who graduated in the 2010-2019 period are currently working in a variety of jobs.

They are working in the health and human services sector, accounting for about 22 per cent, construction, 21 per cent and information technology, 20 per cent.

Ederman said it will be hard for the psychology industry to keep pace with this expansion.

“A lot of people in the profession, particularly the graduates, are looking for new work,” she noted.

“So it’s going to take a while for that to trickle in, especially as the economy improves.”

Ein Horn said she thinks there is hope that some students will start to find jobs in the field.

“Even if the job market continues to deteriorate and the economy does, I think that we’re going to see the psychology community come together and we’re just going to have a lot more of people wanting to work there,” she concluded.