Organizational psychologist - Salary and Career
Psychologists and Psychoanalysts

Organizational psychologist - 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 Organizational psychologist earn

A Organizational psychologist earns between $1.583 and $6.724 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.005 and a median salary of $2.600 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 1.789 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Organizational psychologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.005 36.056 751 16
1º Quartile 1.583 18.996 396 8
Median Salary 2.600 31.200 650 14
3º Quartile 5.128 61.536 1.282 27
Higher Salary 6.724 80.688 1.681 35

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 Organizational psychologist

Psychologists and Psychoanalysts must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Organizational psychologist the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • hospital care activities
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • psychology and psychoanalysis activities
    • welfare services without accommodation
    • other professional, scientific and technical activities
    • construction of electricity distribution stations and networks
    • supply and management of human resources for third parties
    • other teaching activities

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