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Saturday, 22 June 2019

Jobs For Psychology Graduates In Nigeria

Are you looking for the available jobs and careers for psychology graduates in Nigeria? If yes, this post is for you, read to the end to learn about the jobs and careers for psychology graduates in Nigeria.

Most of the graduates find it hard getting a job especially in Nigeria. Most of them end up getting employed in academic institutions because they could not find a job that suit them.

That is just the sad reality in Nigeria, to increase your chances of getting a good paying job as a psychology graduate, you need to further your studies to the masters degree level.

Jobs for psychology graduates in Nigeria


  • School counsellor
  • Family counsellor
  • Marriage therapist
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Sports psychologist
  • Educational psychologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Clinician
  • Substance abuse counsellor
  • Exercise therapist
  • Rehab counsellor
  • Detective
  • Play therapist
  • Life coach
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Psychiatric technician
  • Experimental psychologist
  • Higher institution lecturer
  • Music therapist
  • Art therapist
  • Market researcher
  • Career counsellor

Where can psychology graduates work in Nigeria


  • Hospitals
  • NGOs
  • Higher institutions
  • Banks
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Investment companies
  • Marriage therapy centers
  • Rehab centers
  • Secondary schools
  • Prisons
  • Skill acquisition centers
  • Crime laboratories
  • Courts
  • Sport teams

Salary of psychology graduates in Nigeria


As said earlier, it is difficult getting a job with just a bachelor's degree in psychology. As a result of this, most of the graduates further their studies to the masters level.

Those that do not further their studies are being employed in academic institutions which do not have high pay packages for their employees.

The average salary of psychology graduates in Nigeria is about 100,000 naira to 120,000 naira per month.

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