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Psychologists investigate, assess and provide treatment and counselling to foster optimal personal, social, educational and occupational adjustment and development. The links below provide quick access to basic information for this occupation. 


This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks such as: -

  • collecting data about clients and assessing their cognitive, behavioural and emotional disorders
  • administering and interpreting diagnostic tests and formulating plans for treatment
  • developing, administering and evaluating individual and group treatment programs
  • consulting with other professionals on details of cases and treatment plans
  • conducting research studies of motivation in learning, group performance and individual differences in mental abilities and educational performance
  • collecting data and analysing characteristics of students and recommending educational programs
  • formulating achievement, diagnostic and predictive tests for use by teachers in planning methods and content of instruction
  • developing interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
  • conducting surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management
  • performing job analyses and establishing job requirements by observing and interviewing employees and managers

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Job Prospects

Data on Job Outlook are updated on a yearly basis and are compiled from national statistics which may not reflect either regional variations or more recent changes in employment conditions.

Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Psychologists is expected to be between 10,001 and 25,000. Job openings count both employment growth and turnover (defined as workers leaving their occupation for other employment or leaving the workforce).

Employment for this occupation rose moderately in the past five years and rose very strongly in the long-term (ten years). Looking forward, employment for Psychologists to November 2020 is expected to grow.

This is a large occupation (23,400 in November 2015) suggesting that opportunities should be available in many (but not all) regions.

Psychologists have a relatively low proportion of full-time jobs (57.5 per cent). For Psychologists working full-time, average weekly hours are 37.3 (compared to 40.2 for all occupations) and earnings are above average - in the eighth decile.

The most common level of educational attainment for Psychologists is Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate (74.7 per cent).

Psychologists are mainly employed in: Health Care and Social Assistance; Education and Training; and Public Administration and Safety.

This table shows how this occupation compares with other occupations on 9 key measures: employment size; full-time share of employment; earnings; unemployment; employment growth over the past 2, 5 and 10 years; future growth (projected growth rate over 5 years); and future job openings (estimated number of vacancies due to employment growth and turnover). The Future Growth indicator is based on growth in percentage terms, while the Future Job Openings indicator is based on an estimated number of vacancies. A small occupation with a strong Future Growth score may have a weak Job Openings score, while a large occupation with a weak Future Growth score may have a strong Job Openings score, as even a small percentage change can result in a relatively large number of new jobs.




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How does unemployment compare with other occupations?

below average


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What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?

moderate growth


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Those seeking to migrate permanently to Australia in 2017 as a Psychotherapist can attended our SKILLSELECT ASSESSMENT SEMINAR on Saturday the 11th of February 2017 at our Makati City Office in our ENGLISH TRANING ROOM FACILITIES.                           

Thank you and Mabuhay!

January 26, 2017