Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Birmingham-Hoover is 110.
  • Psychology Teachers in Birmingham-Hoover earn an average of $92,850 per year or $44.64 per hour.
  • The percentage of Alabama Psychology Teachers who work in Birmingham-Hoover is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Birmingham-Hoover is less than 1%.

Rankings for Birmingham-Hoover

  • Ranks #3 in Alabama for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Alabama for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #26 in the nation for salary and #245 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #54 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Alabama

Birmingham-Hoover Psychology Teachers earn an average of $92,850 or $44.64 per hour which is 9% more than the Alabama average salary of $85,170.

AverageBirmingham-HooverAlabama% Difference
Hourly Wage$44.64$40.959.02%
Annual Salary$92,850$85,1709.02%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Birmingham-Hoover Psychology Teachers earn an average of $92,850 or $44.64 per hour which is 5% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageBirmingham-HooverU.S.%
Hourly Wage$44.64$42.505.05%
Annual Salary$92,850$88,3905.05%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

When adjusted for cost-of-living, Psychology Teachers in Birmingham-Hoover earns an average annual salary of $100,216 which compares to the Alabama average annual salary of $85,170. per year.

Cost-of-living in Birmingham-Hoover is 7% less than the Alabama average, which means Birmingham-Hoover residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Alabama average.

  • Alabama average salary is $85,170.
  • Alabama cost-of-living adjusted salary is $95,429.
  • Birmingham-Hoover average salary is $92,850.
  • Birmingham-Hoover cost-of-living adjusted salary is $100,216.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Birmingham-Hoover$92,85092.65%$100,216
Alabama$85,17089.25%$95,429
U.S.$88,390$88,390
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Birmingham-Hoover, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,350 and $122,690 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $154,310, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $48,720, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year11Under $48,720
15%2 – 4 years16$48,720 – $61,350
25%5 – 9 years28$61,350 – $77,100
25%10 – 14 years28$77,100 – $122,690
15%15 – 20 years16$77,100 – $154,310
10%20+ years11Above $154,310
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $92,850, Birmingham-Hoover Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($109,550), and Forensic Psychologists ($93,140).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($45,380), Substance Abuse Counselors ($45,580), Marriage and Family Therapists ($45,960), Health Care Social Workers ($54,280), and School Psychologists ($62,800).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$109,550
Forensic Psychologists$93,140
Psychology Teachers$92,850
School Psychologists$62,800
Health Care Social Workers$54,280
Marriage and Family Therapists$45,960
Substance Abuse Counselors$45,580
Social Workers$45,380
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Birmingham-Hoover Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Birmingham-Hoover is 110.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $92,850 per year or $44.64 per hour in Birmingham-Hoover.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Birmingham-Hoover Psychology Teachers earn an average of $100,216 per year or $48 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Birmingham-Hoover are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($109,550), Forensic Psychologists($93,140), Psychology Teachers($92,850).


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