Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.
  • Psychology Teachers in Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $82,960 per year or $39.88 per hour.
  • The percentage of Iowa Psychology Teachers who work in Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #3 in Iowa for salary and #12 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Iowa for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #66 in the nation for salary and #446 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #124 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Iowa

Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,960 or $39.88 per hour which is 8% less than the Iowa average salary of $90,930.

AverageSoutheast Iowa Nonmetropolitan AreaIowa% Difference
Hourly Wage$39.88$43.72-8.76%
Annual Salary$82,960$90,930-8.76%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,960 or $39.88 per hour which is 6% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageSoutheast Iowa Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$39.88$42.50-6.14%
Annual Salary$82,960$88,390-6.14%
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 Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $94,931 which compares to the Iowa average annual salary of $90,930. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area is 13% less than the Iowa average, which means Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Iowa average.

  • Iowa average salary is $90,930.
  • Iowa cost-of-living adjusted salary is $99,868.
  • Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $82,960.
  • Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $94,931.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area$82,96087.39%$94,931
Iowa$90,93091.05%$99,868
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 Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $60,470 and $78,020 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $126,820, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $59,830, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $59,830
15%2 – 4 years6$59,830 – $60,470
25%5 – 9 years10$60,470 – $74,600
25%10 – 14 years10$74,600 – $78,020
15%15 – 20 years6$74,600 – $126,820
10%20+ years4Above $126,820
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($51,190), Social Workers ($52,250), Health Care Social Workers ($55,050), and School Psychologists ($73,180).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$82,960
School Psychologists$73,180
Health Care Social Workers$55,050
Social Workers$52,250
Substance Abuse Counselors$51,190
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,960 per year or $39.88 per hour in Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $94,931 per year or $46 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southeast Iowa Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($82,960), School Psychologists($73,180), Health Care Social Workers($55,050).


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