Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.
  • Psychology Teachers in South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $64,200 per year or $30.87 per hour.
  • The percentage of Kentucky Psychology Teachers who work in South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #4 in Kentucky for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Kentucky for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #132 in the nation for salary and #476 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #74 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Kentucky

South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $64,200 or $30.87 per hour which is almost same as Kentucky average salary of $63,940.

AverageSouth Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan AreaKentucky% Difference
Hourly Wage$30.87$30.740.41%
Annual Salary$64,200$63,9400.41%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $64,200 or $30.87 per hour which is 27% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageSouth Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$30.87$42.50-27.37%
Annual Salary$64,200$88,390-27.37%
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 South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $74,634 which compares to the Kentucky average annual salary of $63,940. per year.

Cost-of-living in South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the Kentucky average, which means South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $64,200.
  • South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $74,634.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area$64,20086.02%$74,634
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 South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $60,480 and $61,010 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $97,440, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $47,470, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $47,470
15%2 – 4 years12$47,470 – $60,480
25%5 – 9 years20$60,480 – $60,550
25%10 – 14 years20$60,550 – $61,010
15%15 – 20 years12$60,550 – $97,440
10%20+ years8Above $97,440
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 Social Workers ($40,890), Substance Abuse Counselors ($44,890), Health Care Social Workers ($51,860), Marriage and Family Therapists ($58,850), and School Psychologists ($60,730).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$64,200
School Psychologists$60,730
Marriage and Family Therapists$58,850
Health Care Social Workers$51,860
Substance Abuse Counselors$44,890
Social Workers$40,890
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $64,200 per year or $30.87 per hour in South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $74,634 per year or $36 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in South Central Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($64,200), School Psychologists($60,730), Marriage and Family Therapists($58,850).


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