Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Tuscaloosa is 40.
  • Psychology Teachers in Tuscaloosa earn an average of $95,330 per year or $45.83 per hour.
  • The percentage of Alabama Psychology Teachers who work in Tuscaloosa is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Tuscaloosa is less than 1%.

Rankings for Tuscaloosa

  • Ranks #2 in Alabama for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Alabama for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #19 in the nation for salary and #380 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #133 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Alabama

Tuscaloosa Psychology Teachers earn an average of $95,330 or $45.83 per hour which is 11% more than the Alabama average salary of $85,170.

AverageTuscaloosaAlabama% Difference
Hourly Wage$45.83$40.9511.93%
Annual Salary$95,330$85,17011.93%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Tuscaloosa Psychology Teachers earn an average of $95,330 or $45.83 per hour which is 7% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageTuscaloosaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$45.83$42.507.85%
Annual Salary$95,330$88,3907.85%
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 Tuscaloosa earns an average annual salary of $107,221 which compares to the Alabama average annual salary of $85,170. per year.

Cost-of-living in Tuscaloosa is 11% less than the Alabama average, which means Tuscaloosa 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.
  • Tuscaloosa average salary is $95,330.
  • Tuscaloosa cost-of-living adjusted salary is $107,221.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Tuscaloosa$95,33088.91%$107,221
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 Tuscaloosa, 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 Year4Under $48,720
15%2 – 4 years6$48,720 – $61,350
25%5 – 9 years10$61,350 – $77,100
25%10 – 14 years10$77,100 – $122,690
15%15 – 20 years6$77,100 – $154,310
10%20+ years4Above $154,310
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 Social Workers ($44,420), Substance Abuse Counselors ($47,090), Health Care Social Workers ($48,270), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($73,210).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$95,330
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$73,210
Health Care Social Workers$48,270
Substance Abuse Counselors$47,090
Social Workers$44,420
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Tuscaloosa Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Tuscaloosa is 40.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $95,330 per year or $45.83 per hour in Tuscaloosa.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Tuscaloosa Psychology Teachers earn an average of $107,221 per year or $52 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Tuscaloosa are Psychology Teachers($95,330), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($73,210), Health Care Social Workers($48,270).


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