Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is 250.
  • Psychology Teachers in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach earn an average of $91,390 per year or $43.94 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida Psychology Teachers who work in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is 1%.

Rankings for Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach

  • Ranks #1 in Florida for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #31 in the nation for salary and #13 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #28 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Psychology Teachers earn an average of $91,390 or $43.94 per hour which is 18% more than the Florida average salary of $77,120.

AverageMiami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm BeachFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$43.94$37.0818.50%
Annual Salary$91,390$77,12018.50%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Psychology Teachers earn an average of $91,390 or $43.94 per hour which is 3% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageMiami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm BeachU.S.%
Hourly Wage$43.94$42.503.39%
Annual Salary$91,390$88,3903.39%
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 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach earns an average annual salary of $83,097 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $77,120. per year.

Cost-of-living in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is 10% higher than the Florida average, which means Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Florida average.

  • Florida average salary is $77,120.
  • Florida cost-of-living adjusted salary is $76,576.
  • Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach average salary is $91,390.
  • Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach cost-of-living adjusted salary is $83,097.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach$91,390109.98%$83,097
Florida$77,120100.71%$76,576
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 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $65,200 and $101,390 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $159,500, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $37,240, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year25Under $37,240
15%2 – 4 years38$37,240 – $65,200
25%5 – 9 years62$65,200 – $78,930
25%10 – 14 years62$78,930 – $101,390
15%15 – 20 years38$78,930 – $159,500
10%20+ years25Above $159,500
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 $91,390, Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($97,900), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($92,750).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($48,350), Substance Abuse Counselors ($51,110), Social Workers ($52,450), Health Care Social Workers ($62,210), and School Psychologists ($82,350).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$97,900
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$92,750
Psychology Teachers$91,390
School Psychologists$82,350
Health Care Social Workers$62,210
Social Workers$52,450
Substance Abuse Counselors$51,110
Marriage and Family Therapists$48,350
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is 250.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $91,390 per year or $43.94 per hour in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Psychology Teachers earn an average of $83,097 per year or $40 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach are Forensic Psychologists($97,900), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($92,750), Psychology Teachers($91,390).


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