Career Development

APA has a wealth of resources for practitioners, academicians and psychologists in non-academic positions to further their careers.



Non-Academic Careers

  • Interesting careers in psychological science
    APA aims to inform both graduate students and established psychologists about the broad range of non-academic positions in which they can apply their scientific knowledge and skills. 
  • Careers in psychology
    Careers in psychology can be found in countless fields, from health care and public service to business and technology.

Center for Workforce Studies

  • Salaries
    Demographics, employment status and other salary information for doctorate recipients in psychology. 
  • Employment Characteristics
    Includes profiles of educational, employment and demographic data. 
  • Job Satisfaction
    Reports on employment status, psychology subfields, perceptions of the job market, employment patterns and other areas.

Featured APA Articles

APA Publications on Psychology Careers