Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Louisville/Jefferson County is 100.
  • Psychology Teachers in Louisville/Jefferson County earn an average of $64,820 per year or $31.16 per hour.
  • The percentage of Kentucky Psychology Teachers who work in Louisville/Jefferson County is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Louisville/Jefferson County is less than 1%.

Rankings for Louisville/Jefferson County

  • Ranks #2 in Kentucky for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Kentucky for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #129 in the nation for salary and #281 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #63 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Kentucky

Louisville/Jefferson County Psychology Teachers earn an average of $64,820 or $31.16 per hour which is 1% more than the Kentucky average salary of $63,940.

AverageLouisville/Jefferson CountyKentucky% Difference
Hourly Wage$31.16$30.741.38%
Annual Salary$64,820$63,9401.38%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Louisville/Jefferson County Psychology Teachers earn an average of $64,820 or $31.16 per hour which is 26% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageLouisville/Jefferson CountyU.S.%
Hourly Wage$31.16$42.50-26.67%
Annual Salary$64,820$88,390-26.67%
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 Louisville/Jefferson County earns an average annual salary of $70,526 which compares to the Kentucky average annual salary of $63,940. per year.

Cost-of-living in Louisville/Jefferson County is 8% less than the Kentucky average, which means Louisville/Jefferson County 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.
  • Louisville/Jefferson County average salary is $64,820.
  • Louisville/Jefferson County cost-of-living adjusted salary is $70,526.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Louisville/Jefferson County$64,82091.91%$70,526
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 Louisville/Jefferson County, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $53,680 and $71,000 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $91,080, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $53,680, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year10Under $53,680
15%2 – 4 years15$53,680 – $53,680
25%5 – 9 years25$53,680 – $56,160
25%10 – 14 years25$56,160 – $71,000
15%15 – 20 years15$56,160 – $91,080
10%20+ years10Above $91,080
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 $64,820, Louisville/Jefferson County Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($105,360), Forensic Psychologists ($101,850), and School Psychologists ($82,150).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($47,170), Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,200), Marriage and Family Therapists ($52,890), and Health Care Social Workers ($58,080).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$105,360
Forensic Psychologists$101,850
School Psychologists$82,150
Psychology Teachers$64,820
Health Care Social Workers$58,080
Marriage and Family Therapists$52,890
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,200
Social Workers$47,170
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Louisville/Jefferson County Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Louisville/Jefferson County is 100.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $64,820 per year or $31.16 per hour in Louisville/Jefferson County.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Louisville/Jefferson County Psychology Teachers earn an average of $70,526 per year or $34 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Louisville/Jefferson County are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($105,360), Forensic Psychologists($101,850), School Psychologists($82,150).


Additional Salary Reports for Psychology Teachers in Kentucky cities and Metros and U.S. States.

Official Data Sources for Psychology Teachers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data