Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Fresno is 210.
  • Psychology Teachers in Fresno earn an average of $81,940 per year or $39.39 per hour.
  • The percentage of California Psychology Teachers who work in Fresno is 6%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Fresno is 1%.

Rankings for Fresno

  • Ranks #6 in California for salary and #22 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in California for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #73 in the nation for salary and #86 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #37 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to California

Fresno Psychology Teachers earn an average of $81,940 or $39.39 per hour which is 28% less than the California average salary of $114,950.

AverageFresnoCalifornia% Difference
Hourly Wage$39.39$55.26-28.72%
Annual Salary$81,940$114,950-28.72%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Fresno Psychology Teachers earn an average of $81,940 or $39.39 per hour which is 7% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageFresnoU.S.%
Hourly Wage$39.39$42.50-7.30%
Annual Salary$81,940$88,390-7.30%
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 Fresno earns an average annual salary of $82,071 which compares to the California average annual salary of $114,950. per year.

Cost-of-living in Fresno is 0% less than the California average, which means Fresno residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to California average.

  • California average salary is $114,950.
  • California cost-of-living adjusted salary is $104,140.
  • Fresno average salary is $81,940.
  • Fresno cost-of-living adjusted salary is $82,071.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Fresno$81,94099.84%$82,071
California$114,950110.38%$104,140
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 Fresno, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $48,260 and $126,460 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $126,460, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $48,260, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year21Under $48,260
15%2 – 4 years32$48,260 – $48,260
25%5 – 9 years52$48,260 – $78,130
25%10 – 14 years52$78,130 – $126,460
15%15 – 20 years32$78,130 – $126,460
10%20+ years21Above $126,460
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 $81,940, Fresno Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($115,360), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($114,390), and Forensic Psychologists ($90,600).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($53,780), Social Workers ($53,960), Marriage and Family Therapists ($56,920), and Health Care Social Workers ($81,840).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$115,360
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$114,390
Forensic Psychologists$90,600
Psychology Teachers$81,940
Health Care Social Workers$81,840
Marriage and Family Therapists$56,920
Social Workers$53,960
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,780
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Fresno Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Fresno is 210.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $81,940 per year or $39.39 per hour in Fresno.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Fresno Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,071 per year or $39 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Fresno are School Psychologists($115,360), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($114,390), Forensic Psychologists($90,600).


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