Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Lexington-Fayette is 30.
  • Psychology Teachers in Lexington-Fayette earn an average of $68,470 per year or $32.92 per hour.
  • The percentage of Kentucky Psychology Teachers who work in Lexington-Fayette is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Lexington-Fayette is less than 1%.

Rankings for Lexington-Fayette

  • Ranks #1 in Kentucky for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Kentucky for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #119 in the nation for salary and #231 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #142 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Kentucky

Lexington-Fayette Psychology Teachers earn an average of $68,470 or $32.92 per hour which is 7% more than the Kentucky average salary of $63,940.

AverageLexington-FayetteKentucky% Difference
Hourly Wage$32.92$30.747.08%
Annual Salary$68,470$63,9407.08%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Lexington-Fayette Psychology Teachers earn an average of $68,470 or $32.92 per hour which is 22% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageLexington-FayetteU.S.%
Hourly Wage$32.92$42.50-22.54%
Annual Salary$68,470$88,390-22.54%
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 Lexington-Fayette earns an average annual salary of $73,505 which compares to the Kentucky average annual salary of $63,940. per year.

Cost-of-living in Lexington-Fayette is 7% less than the Kentucky average, which means Lexington-Fayette residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Kentucky average.

  • Kentucky average salary is $63,940.
  • Kentucky cost-of-living adjusted salary is $71,219.
  • Lexington-Fayette average salary is $68,470.
  • Lexington-Fayette cost-of-living adjusted salary is $73,505.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Lexington-Fayette$68,47093.15%$73,505
Kentucky$63,94089.78%$71,219
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 Lexington-Fayette, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $54,980 and $77,100 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $97,340, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $47,510, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $47,510
15%2 – 4 years4$47,510 – $54,980
25%5 – 9 years8$54,980 – $66,360
25%10 – 14 years8$66,360 – $77,100
15%15 – 20 years4$66,360 – $97,340
10%20+ years3Above $97,340
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 $68,470, Lexington-Fayette Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($86,440).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,950), Social Workers ($49,010), Marriage and Family Therapists ($53,730), Health Care Social Workers ($59,910), and School Psychologists ($68,000).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$86,440
Psychology Teachers$68,470
School Psychologists$68,000
Health Care Social Workers$59,910
Marriage and Family Therapists$53,730
Social Workers$49,010
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,950
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Lexington-Fayette Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Lexington-Fayette is 30.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $68,470 per year or $32.92 per hour in Lexington-Fayette.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Lexington-Fayette Psychology Teachers earn an average of $73,505 per year or $35 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Lexington-Fayette are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($86,440), Psychology Teachers($68,470), School Psychologists($68,000).


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