What School Psychological Examiners Do
A school psychological examiner specializes in assessing the students' and faculty's psychological health. Among their responsibilities include conducting interviews and evaluations, performing background checks, addressing concerns, answering inquiries, and providing psychological support to students, faculty, and school staff. They may also respond to crises, conduct interventions, maintain records, and refer clients to other services as necessary. Moreover, a school psychological examiner must coordinate with other professionals in addressing psychological issues and concerns, resolving situations to maintain a safe and healthy learning environment for everyone.
In this section, we take a look at the annual salaries of other professions. Take school psychological examiner for example. On average, the school psychological examiners annual salary is $2,142 lower than what educational psychologists make on average every year.
Even though educational psychologists and school psychological examiners have vast differences in their careers, a few of the skills required to do both jobs are similar. For example, both careers require k-12, ieps, and special education in the day-to-day roles.
These skill sets are where the common ground ends though. An educational psychologist responsibility is more likely to require skills like "lep," "professional development," "psycho-educational assessments," and "behavioral issues." Whereas a school psychological examiner requires skills like "assessment measures," "phd," "facility," and "assessment instruments." Just by understanding these different skills you can see how different these careers are.
The education levels that school psychological examiners earn is a bit different than that of educational psychologists. In particular, school psychological examiners are 6.9% more likely to graduate with a Master's Degree than an educational psychologist. Additionally, they're 8.8% more likely to earn a Doctoral Degree.
What Are The Duties Of an Educational Diagnostician?
School performance is assessed through surveys, students' conduct, and a curriculum check. This work is assigned to an educational diagnostician. After students' behavioral and cognitive development, they check for delays and report them to appropriate personnel. They regularly communicate with parents and guardians to appropriately manage the child. On the budgetary aspect, educational diagnosticians are also tasked to allocate money to the school's different processes, such as research and events. They record these students' milestones and report them to parents.
The next role we're going to look at is the educational diagnostician profession. Typically, this position earns a lower pay. In fact, they earn a $13,578 lower salary than educational psychologists per year.
Not everything about these jobs is different. Take their skills, for example. Educational psychologists and educational diagnosticians both include similar skills like "k-12," "professional development," and "psycho-educational assessments" on their resumes.
But both careers also use different skills, according to real educational psychologist resumes. While educational psychologist responsibilities can utilize skills like "lep," "ieps," "group therapy," and "psychological services," some educational diagnosticians use skills like "dismissal," "test results," "state law," and "evaluation reports."
On the topic of education, educational diagnosticians earn higher levels of education than educational psychologists. In general, they're 19.5% more likely to graduate with a Master's Degree and 8.8% less likely to earn a Doctoral Degree.
How a School Psychology Specialist Compares
School Psychology Specialists support a students' ability to find out and teachers' ability to show. These specialists apply their expertise in learning mental health and behavior, as well as emotions. They partner with teachers, school administrators, and family to create a safe learning environment for everyone. School psychology specialists must have the skills and knowledge of family-school-community collaboration, school-wide practices to promote learning, and diversity in development and learning. They may provide services in preschools, school-based health and mental health centers, and universities.
The third profession we take a look at is school psychology specialist. On an average scale, these workers bring in lower salaries than educational psychologists. In fact, they make a $18,925 lower salary per year.
Using educational psychologists and school psychology specialists resumes, we found that both professions have similar skills such as "k-12," "professional development," and "ieps," but the other skills required are very different.
There are many key differences between these two careers as shown by resumes from each profession. Some of those differences include the skills required to complete responsibilities within each role. As an example of this, an educational psychologist is likely to be skilled in "lep," "psycho-educational assessments," "group therapy," and "psychological services," while a typical school psychology specialist is skilled in "lesson plans," "classroom management," "data collection," and "literacy."
School psychology specialists are known to earn lower educational levels when compared to educational psychologists. Additionally, they're 5.6% less likely to graduate with a Master's Degree, and 16.6% less likely to earn a Doctoral Degree.
Description Of a Bilingual School Psychologist
A bilingual school psychologist offers support services to students, helping them overcome stress and address various behavioral or emotional issues. They are particularly helpful to the students experiencing difficulties due to language barriers. As a bilingual school psychologist, it is their job to conduct interviews and assessments, establish a healthy communication line with the students to hear out their concerns and troubles, provide counseling, or refer them to other services when necessary. Besides diagnosing and treating issues, they may also develop programs to meet the students' needs.
Now, we'll look at bilingual school psychologists, who generally average a lower pay when compared to educational psychologists annual salary. In fact, the difference is about $980 per year.
While both educational psychologists and bilingual school psychologists complete day-to-day tasks using similar skills like ieps, psycho-educational assessments, and special education, the two careers also vary in other skills.
Even though a few skill sets overlap, there are some differences that are important to note. For one, an educational psychologist might have more use for skills like "lep," "k-12," "professional development," and "group therapy." Meanwhile, some bilingual school psychologists might include skills like "behavior problems," "medical records," "background information," and "social history" on their resume.
Bilingual school psychologists reach higher levels of education when compared to educational psychologists. The difference is that they're 6.9% more likely to earn a Master's Degree more, and 1.1% less likely to graduate with a Doctoral Degree.