Most people believe all psychologists are either counselors or therapists, when in fact there are many psychology majors who have not been trained at all in this area. In fact, many psych majors would be no better at helping you solve your esteem issues than J. Doe walking down the street. Psychology is a very diverse field and touches such a variety of careers that for most areas of interest, there is a corresponding field of psychology.


Wage Estimates are for Illinois and were found at Bureau of Labor website for Illinois 2014 wage Estimates.



Position Median Salary
College Teacher $72,474
Psychologist $72,580
Social Science Research Assistant $45,760
Human Services $30,830
School Psychology, Clinical, Counseling $53,660


Transferring to a 4-year

Want to continue your education at a four year college or university? Carl Sandburg College has established relationships with four year colleges and universities to assist in the transfer process for our students. Students should speak with their academic advisor for more information regarding these agreements.

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