We surveyed 458 school psychologists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical school psychologist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a school psychologist?



Working as a school psychologist typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that school psychologists are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become a school psychologist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a school psychologist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a school psychologist?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a school psychologist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for school psychologists.


Do school psychologists work full-time or part-time?

91% of school psychologists work in full-time roles while 9% work part-time.