There are currently an estimated 155,300 psychologists in the United States. The psychologist job market is expected to grow by 19.7% between 2014 and 2024.

How employable are psychologists?

CareerExplorer rates psychologists with a B+ employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 63,900 psychologists. That number is based on 30,600 additional psychologists, and the retirement of 33,300 existing psychologists.