Psychiatrists are medical doctors who have completed undergraduate degrees, med school, residencies, and fellowships in psychiatry. Psychiatrists deal with the emotional, psychological and physical well-being of their patients. They can expect to earn more than six figures and find work with hospitals or government agencies. The schooling for a career in psychiatry is extensive, requiring completion of medical school, a residency and possibly a fellowship. They typically work in hospitals, clinics, or private practice.

Job Prospect


Work Environment

They work in Hospital/Clinic most times

General and Personal Skills Required

Average Salary

Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education


Professional Skills / Tools Required

Leadership, Critical Thinking, Risk Management, Scheduling, Communication,

Associated Disciplines

Medicine & Surgery