Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Huntsville is 60.
  • Psychology Teachers in Huntsville earn an average of $86,020 per year or $41.36 per hour.
  • The percentage of Alabama Psychology Teachers who work in Huntsville is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Huntsville is less than 1%.

Rankings for Huntsville

  • Ranks #4 in Alabama for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Alabama for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #54 in the nation for salary and #272 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #95 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Alabama

Huntsville Psychology Teachers earn an average of $86,020 or $41.36 per hour which is almost same as Alabama average salary of $85,170.

AverageHuntsvilleAlabama% Difference
Hourly Wage$41.36$40.951.00%
Annual Salary$86,020$85,1701.00%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Huntsville Psychology Teachers earn an average of $86,020 or $41.36 per hour which is 2% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageHuntsvilleU.S.%
Hourly Wage$41.36$42.50-2.68%
Annual Salary$86,020$88,390-2.68%
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 Huntsville earns an average annual salary of $93,358 which compares to the Alabama average annual salary of $85,170. per year.

Cost-of-living in Huntsville is 8% less than the Alabama average, which means Huntsville 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.
  • Huntsville average salary is $86,020.
  • Huntsville cost-of-living adjusted salary is $93,358.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Huntsville$86,02092.14%$93,358
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 Huntsville, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $75,620 and $100,070 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $122,690, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $63,690, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $63,690
15%2 – 4 years9$63,690 – $75,620
25%5 – 9 years15$75,620 – $77,100
25%10 – 14 years15$77,100 – $100,070
15%15 – 20 years9$77,100 – $122,690
10%20+ years6Above $122,690
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($42,100), Social Workers ($45,170), Health Care Social Workers ($50,220), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($77,500).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$86,020
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$77,500
Health Care Social Workers$50,220
Social Workers$45,170
Substance Abuse Counselors$42,100
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Huntsville Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Huntsville is 60.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $86,020 per year or $41.36 per hour in Huntsville.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Huntsville Psychology Teachers earn an average of $93,358 per year or $45 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Huntsville are Psychology Teachers($86,020), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($77,500), Health Care Social Workers($50,220).


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