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* ELMI Occupation Profile - Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists *
 
Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists
(O*NET 19-3039.01, SOC 19-3039)
What they do
Apply theories and principles of neuropsychology to diagnose and treat disorders of higher cerebral functioning.
 
Also called:
Aviation Neuropsychologist, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Mental Health Director, Neuropsychologist, Neuropsychology Director, Neuropsychology Division Chief, Neuropsychology Medical Consultant, Neuropsychology Service Director, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Staff Psychologist
 
 
Wages
Psychologists, All Other*
Vermont - 2019
Percentile1HourlyYearly
10% $ 12.58   $26,160  
25% $ 41.95   $87,250  
Median $ 48.93   $101,780  
75% $ 50.33   $104,690  
90% $ 54.53   $113,420  
 
Average $ 41.07   $85,430  
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Knowledge
People in this career often know a lot about:
  • Psychology
    Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • Therapy and Counseling
    Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
  • English Language
    Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Medicine and Dentistry
    Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Education and Training
    Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
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Skills
People in this career often have these skills:
  • Active Listening
    Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking
    Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension
    Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Social Perceptiveness
    Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Writing
    Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
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Interests
People in this career often prefer these work environments:
  • Investigative
    Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
  • Social
    Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
  • Artistic
    Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
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Work Styles
People in this career will do well at jobs that need:
  • Integrity
    Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Self Control
    Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Attention to Detail
    Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Analytical Thinking
    Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Concern for Others
    Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
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Projected Employment
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Education and Experience:
Psychologists, All Other*
  • Typical education needed for entry
    Master's degree
  • Work experience in a related occupation
    No work experience
  • Typical on-the-job training needed to attain competency
    Internship/residency
* You're seeing information for "Psychologists, All Other" because it includes "Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists" for which there is no information.
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Job Zone
Extensive Preparation Needed
  • Specific Vocational Preparation Range
    (8.0 and above) - A typical worker will require over 4 years up to and including 10 years or more of training to achieve average performance in this occupation.
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Education Level
How much education do most people in this career have?
Education level Percent of
U.S. Workers
Doctoral or professional degree
or post-MA certificate
  100%
Master's degree or
post-BA certificate
  0%
Bachelor's degree   0%
Associate's degree   0%
Certificate or some college,
no degree
  0%
High school diploma
or equivalent
  0%
Less than high school diploma   0%
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Licensing
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Abilities
People in this career often have talent in:
  • Inductive Reasoning
    The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Deductive Reasoning
    The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Written Comprehension
    The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Problem Sensitivity
    The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Oral Comprehension
    The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
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Work Activities
In general, what you might do:
  • Getting Information
    Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others
    Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
  • Analyzing Data or Information
    Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others
    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
    Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
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Detailed Work Activities
What you might do in a day:
  • Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.
  • Administer standardized physical or psychological tests.
  • Collect information from people through observation, interviews, or surveys.
  • Diagnose neural or psychological disorders.
  • Counsel clients on mental health or personal achievement.
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Tasks
On the job, you would:
  • Write or prepare detailed clinical neuropsychological reports, using data from psychological or neuropsychological tests, self-report measures, rating scales, direct observations, or interviews.
  • Conduct neuropsychological evaluations such as assessments of intelligence, academic ability, attention, concentration, sensorimotor function, language, learning, and memory.
  • Interview patients to obtain comprehensive medical histories.
  • Diagnose and treat conditions involving injury to the central nervous system, such as cerebrovascular accidents, neoplasms, infectious or inflammatory diseases, degenerative diseases, head traumas, demyelinating diseases, and various forms of dementing illnesses.
  • Provide education or counseling to individuals and families.
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