Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade is 140.
  • Psychology Teachers in Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade earn an average of $110,970 per year or $53.35 per hour.
  • The percentage of California Psychology Teachers who work in Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade is less than 1%.

Rankings for Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade

  • Ranks #4 in California for salary and #13 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in California for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #7 in the nation for salary and #29 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #47 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to California

Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade Psychology Teachers earn an average of $110,970 or $53.35 per hour which is 3% less than the California average salary of $114,950.

AverageSacramento–Roseville–Arden-ArcadeCalifornia% Difference
Hourly Wage$53.35$55.26-3.46%
Annual Salary$110,970$114,950-3.46%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade Psychology Teachers earn an average of $110,970 or $53.35 per hour which is 25% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageSacramento–Roseville–Arden-ArcadeU.S.%
Hourly Wage$53.35$42.5025.55%
Annual Salary$110,970$88,39025.55%
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 Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade earns an average annual salary of $104,590 which compares to the California average annual salary of $114,950. per year.

Cost-of-living in Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade is 6% higher than the California average, which means Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade 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.
  • Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade average salary is $110,970.
  • Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade cost-of-living adjusted salary is $104,590.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade$110,970106.10%$104,590
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 Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $62,040 and $134,520 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $195,290, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $42,780, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year14Under $42,780
15%2 – 4 years21$42,780 – $62,040
25%5 – 9 years35$62,040 – $102,390
25%10 – 14 years35$102,390 – $134,520
15%15 – 20 years21$102,390 – $195,290
10%20+ years14Above $195,290
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 $110,970, Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($128,960), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($119,240).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($60,900), Substance Abuse Counselors ($60,960), Marriage and Family Therapists ($62,660), School Psychologists ($90,780), and Health Care Social Workers ($91,270).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$128,960
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$119,240
Psychology Teachers$110,970
Health Care Social Workers$91,270
School Psychologists$90,780
Marriage and Family Therapists$62,660
Substance Abuse Counselors$60,960
Social Workers$60,900
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade is 140.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $110,970 per year or $53.35 per hour in Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade Psychology Teachers earn an average of $104,590 per year or $50 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade are Forensic Psychologists($128,960), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($119,240), Psychology Teachers($110,970).


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