• Psychiatrists
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 180,040
    $83,600 range bar $2
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Psychiatrists are doctors who diagnose, treat, and help prevent psychological and brain disorders.

What do they typically do

  • Analyze and evaluate patient data or test findings to diagnose the nature or extent of the disorder
  • Prescribe, direct, or administer treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders
  • Advise or inform guardians, relatives, or significant others of patients' conditions or treatment if allowed under specific circumstances
  • Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress
  • Counsel outpatients or other patients during office visits
  • Design individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments
  • Examine or conduct laboratory or diagnostic tests on patients to provide information on general physical condition or mental disorder
  • Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social or medical history obtained from patients, relatives, or other professionals

Number of Jobs

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Job Growth +1.7%
Job Opening 25

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