Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater is 100.
  • Psychology Teachers in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater earn an average of $58,890 per year or $28.31 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida Psychology Teachers who work in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater is less than 1%.

Rankings for Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater

  • Ranks #3 in Florida for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #139 in the nation for salary and #94 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #62 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Psychology Teachers earn an average of $58,890 or $28.31 per hour which is 23% less than the Florida average salary of $77,120.

AverageTampa-St. Petersburg-ClearwaterFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.31$37.08-23.64%
Annual Salary$58,890$77,120-23.64%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Psychology Teachers earn an average of $58,890 or $28.31 per hour which is 33% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageTampa-St. Petersburg-ClearwaterU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.31$42.50-33.37%
Annual Salary$58,890$88,390-33.37%
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 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater earns an average annual salary of $59,425 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $77,120. per year.

Cost-of-living in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater is 1% less than the Florida average, which means Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater residents have an overall less 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.
  • Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater average salary is $58,890.
  • Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,425.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater$58,89099.10%$59,425
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 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $21,450 and $77,760 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $100,270, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $19,400, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year10Under $19,400
15%2 – 4 years15$19,400 – $21,450
25%5 – 9 years25$21,450 – $57,300
25%10 – 14 years25$57,300 – $77,760
15%15 – 20 years15$57,300 – $100,270
10%20+ years10Above $100,270
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 $58,890, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($101,290), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($95,250), and School Psychologists ($75,280).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($44,840), Social Workers ($46,130), Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,620), and Health Care Social Workers ($56,570).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$101,290
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$95,250
School Psychologists$75,280
Psychology Teachers$58,890
Health Care Social Workers$56,570
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,620
Social Workers$46,130
Marriage and Family Therapists$44,840
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater is 100.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $58,890 per year or $28.31 per hour in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Psychology Teachers earn an average of $59,425 per year or $29 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater are Forensic Psychologists($101,290), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($95,250), School Psychologists($75,280).


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