Analyst (psychoanalysis) - Salary and Career
Psychologists and Psychoanalysts

Analyst (psychoanalysis) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They study, research and evaluate the emotional development and mental and social processes of individuals, groups and institutions, for the purpose of analysis, treatment, guidance and education, diagnose and evaluate emotional and mental disorders and social adaptation, elucidating conflicts and issues and accompanying the patient(s) during the treatment or healing process, investigate the unconscious factors of individual and group behavior, making them conscious, develop experimental, theoretical and clinical research and coordinate teams and area activities and the like.

How much does an Analyst (psychoanalysis) earn

A Analyst (psychoanalysis) earns between $1.535 and $5.999 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.591 and a median salary of $2.000 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 57 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Analyst (psychoanalysis)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.591 31.092 648 14
1º Quartile 1.535 18.426 384 9
Median Salary 2.000 24.000 500 11
3º Quartile 4.575 54.901 1.144 26
Higher Salary 5.999 71.988 1.500 33

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of the social sciences and humanities
      • social scientists, psychologists
        • psychologists and psychoanalysts

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Main workplaces

Psychologists and Psychoanalysts the positions of this CBO family work mainly in activities related to health, social and personal services and education. They can work as self-employed and/or with a formal contract, individually or in teams. It is common for clinical, hospital, social psychologists and neuropsychologists to work with supervision. They work in closed environments or, in the case of neuropsychologists and legal psychologists, it can be in the open. Clinical, social psychologists and psychoanalysts eventually work irregular hours. Some of them work under pressure, in uncomfortable positions for long periods, confined (clinical and social psychologists) and exposed to radiation (neuropsychologists) and loud noises. The psychoanalyst occupation is not a specialization, it is a training, which follows principles, processes and procedures defined by internationally recognized institutions, and the psychoanalyst can have different trainings such as: psychologist, psychiatrist, doctor, philosopher etc.

What does it take to work in the field of Psychologists and Psychoanalysts

For workers in this family, a complete higher education and professional experience is required, which varies according to training. For psychologists, in general, one to four years is required, as is the case with the clinical psychologist. For the psychoanalyst, at least five years of experience is required. Qualification courses also range from basic courses of 200 to 400 class hours, as in the case of hospital psychologists, more than 400 class hours for legal psychologists, psychoanalysts and neuropsychologists, to specialization courses for clinical and social psychologists. The training of these professionals is a set of activities developed by them, but the procedures are different in terms of formal aspects related to the institutions that form them.

Functions and activities of Analyst (psychoanalysis)

Psychologists and Psychoanalysts must:

  • evaluate psychic behaviors;
  • accompanying individuals, groups and institutions;
  • assess psychic behaviors;
  • participate in activities for professional dissemination;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • perform administrative tasks;
  • guide individuals, groups and institutions;
  • develop experimental, theoretical and clinical research;
  • assessing psychic behaviors;
  • analyze - treating individuals, groups and institutions;
  • educate individuals, groups and institutions;
  • participate in activities for professional outreach;
  • educating individuals, groups and institutions;
  • monitor individuals, groups and institutions;
  • participate in professional outreach activities;
  • coordinate teams and activities;
  • participate in activities for professional disclosure;
  • guiding individuals, groups and institutions;
  • analyze - treat individuals, groups and institutions;
  • orienting individuals, groups and institutions;

  • Activities

    • make statistical surveys;
    • training specialists in the area;
    • clarifying the psychological repercussions resulting from medical-hospital procedures;
    • training specialists in the field;
    • select therapeutic intervention instruments;
    • supervise interns in the area and related areas;
    • presenting case studies;
    • choose the assessment instrument;
    • systemize information;
    • measure results of assessment instruments;
    • participate in scientific meetings (congresses, seminars and symposia);
    • participate in a technical shift;
    • applying instruments and assessment methods;
    • participate in municipal, state and federal councils;
    • organize records;
    • evaluate psychic signs and symptoms;
    • work as a team;
    • monitor project results;
    • visit institutions and social facilities;
    • providing resources for the development of cognitive aspects;
    • schedule activities;
    • demonstrate abstract reasoning ability;
    • evaluate energetic signs and symptoms;
    • provide support for organizational strategies and policies;
    • prescribe therapeutic treatment;
    • facilitating groups;
    • guiding about career plans;
    • respect customers' values and beliefs;
    • rehabilitate cognitive aspects;
    • making the unconscious conscious;
    • promoting psychic integration;
    • work on team dynamics;
    • demonstrate ability to question;
    • monitoring treatment egresses;
    • provide consultancy/advice;
    • provide for the acquisition of technical material;
    • demonstrate fine motor skills;
    • search bibliography;
    • evaluate proposals and projects;
    • guiding behavior change;
    • developing courses for specific groups;
    • coordinating study groups;
    • train specialists in the field;
    • participate in class entities;
    • analyze data;
    • carrying out vocational guidance;
    • provide subsidies for drafting legislation;
    • informing about the development of the human psyche;
    • provide creation of patient-therapist bond;
    • investigate individual, group and institutional behavior;
    • guiding on public health programs;
    • perform referral;
    • organize data;
    • participate in technical committees;
    • collect pertinent data;
    • evaluating results;
    • monitor treatment egresses;
    • developing educational projects;
    • propose interventions;
    • promote psychic integration;
    • stimulating homeostatic mechanisms;
    • perform therapeutic follow-up;
    • perform stimulation work (psychomotor, psychological, neuropsychological and energetic );
    • plan team activities;
    • evaluate the execution of actions;
    • triate cases;
    • analyzing the results of assessment instruments;
    • participate in technical shift;
    • collect data;
    • define problem and objectives;
    • coordinate meetings;
    • monitoring court of justice visiting shifts;
    • work as a team;
    • respect the limits of performance;
    • training professionals;
    • participate in professional associations;
    • provide emotional support;
    • publish articles, essays, scientific books and technical notes;
    • demonstrate tactile sensitivity;
    • distribute tasks to team;
    • observe people and situations;
    • make statistical surveys;
    • monitor project results;
    • select human resources;
    • demonstrate ability to maintain impartiality;
    • monitor impacts of interventions;
    • rehabilitate behavioral aspects;
    • develop projects;
    • organize events;
    • rebalance energetic and functional disorders;
    • analyze the results of assessment instruments;
    • identify community resources;
    • advise people, groups and families;
    • measure the results of assessment instruments;
    • demonstrate interest in the person/human being;
    • assist in the formulation of public policies;
    • recruit human resources;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • apply instruments and assessment methods;
    • demonstrate holistic vision ability;
    • demonstrate ability to overcome adverse situations;
    • investigate the human psyche;
    • mediating conflicts;
    • maintain professional secrecy;
    • supervise professionals in the area and related areas;
    • developing recruitment and selection processes;
    • elaborate diagnoses;
    • interviewing people;
    • elucidating conflicts and issues;
    • listen actively (know how to listen);
    • schedule appointments;
    • build research instruments;
    • training psychoanalysts;
    • providing space to host emotional experiences (therapeutic setting);
    • promoting development of internal perception (insight);
    • promoting development of interpersonal relationships;
    • delivering classes, courses and lectures;
    • elaborate manuals;
    • give back;
    • evaluate functional signs and symptoms;
    • promote development of internal perception (insight);
    • standardize tests;
    • studying cases;
    • investigate animal behavior;
    • summon people;
    • demonstrate systemic vision ability;
    • inform about the development of the human psyche;
    • monitor the development of professionals in training and specialization;
    • monitor visiting shifts of the court of justice;
    • investigate people, situations and problems;
    • establish research parameters;
    • prepare opinions, reports and expertise;
    • interpreting conflicts and issues;
    • standardize tests;
    • define action methodologies;
    • monitor the evolution of the intervention;
    • guiding people about health promotion and prevention;
    • monitor the evolution of the case;
    • rehabilitate psychomotor aspects;
    • participate in lectures, debates and interviews;
    • develop administrative assessment instruments;
    • demonstrate observation skills;
    • visit households;
    • rehabilitate bodily aspects;
    • elaborate a discharge process;
    • fill in forms and register;

    Sectors that hire Analyst (psychoanalysis) the most in the job market

    • general public administration
    • development and licensing of customizable computer programs
    • psychology and psychoanalysis activities
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • manufacture of alcohol
    • welfare services without accommodation
    • associative activities
    • psychosocial assistance to people with psychic disorders, mental disability and chemical dependency
    • management and maintenance of cemeteries
    • funeral services

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