Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario is 230.
  • Psychology Teachers in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario earn an average of $112,060 per year or $53.88 per hour.
  • The percentage of California Psychology Teachers who work in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario is 1%.

Rankings for Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario

  • Ranks #3 in California for salary and #15 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in California for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #5 in the nation for salary and #42 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #32 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to California

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario Psychology Teachers earn an average of $112,060 or $53.88 per hour which is 2% less than the California average salary of $114,950.

AverageRiverside-San Bernardino-OntarioCalifornia% Difference
Hourly Wage$53.88$55.26-2.51%
Annual Salary$112,060$114,950-2.51%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario Psychology Teachers earn an average of $112,060 or $53.88 per hour which is 26% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageRiverside-San Bernardino-OntarioU.S.%
Hourly Wage$53.88$42.5026.78%
Annual Salary$112,060$88,39026.78%
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 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario earns an average annual salary of $108,051 which compares to the California average annual salary of $114,950. per year.

Cost-of-living in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario is 4% higher than the California average, which means Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario residents have an overall higher 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.
  • Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario average salary is $112,060.
  • Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario cost-of-living adjusted salary is $108,051.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario$112,060103.71%$108,051
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 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $79,150 and $130,430 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $190,490, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $38,550, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year23Under $38,550
15%2 – 4 years34$38,550 – $79,150
25%5 – 9 years58$79,150 – $100,210
25%10 – 14 years58$100,210 – $130,430
15%15 – 20 years34$100,210 – $190,490
10%20+ years23Above $190,490
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 $112,060, Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($116,500).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($57,920), Marriage and Family Therapists ($58,450), Substance Abuse Counselors ($58,870), Health Care Social Workers ($75,270), School Psychologists ($103,230), and Forensic Psychologists ($104,710).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$116,500
Psychology Teachers$112,060
Forensic Psychologists$104,710
School Psychologists$103,230
Health Care Social Workers$75,270
Substance Abuse Counselors$58,870
Marriage and Family Therapists$58,450
Social Workers$57,920
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario is 230.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $112,060 per year or $53.88 per hour in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario Psychology Teachers earn an average of $108,051 per year or $52 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($116,500), Psychology Teachers($112,060), Forensic Psychologists($104,710).


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