Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.
  • Psychology Teachers in West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $58,330 per year or $28.04 per hour.
  • The percentage of Kentucky Psychology Teachers who work in West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #5 in Kentucky for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Kentucky for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #141 in the nation for salary and #477 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #131 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Kentucky

West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $58,330 or $28.04 per hour which is 8% less than the Kentucky average salary of $63,940.

AverageWest Kentucky Nonmetropolitan AreaKentucky% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.04$30.74-8.77%
Annual Salary$58,330$63,940-8.77%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $58,330 or $28.04 per hour which is 34% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageWest Kentucky Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.04$42.50-34.01%
Annual Salary$58,330$88,390-34.01%
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 West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $67,810 which compares to the Kentucky average annual salary of $63,940. per year.

Cost-of-living in West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the Kentucky average, which means West 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.
  • West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $58,330.
  • West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $67,810.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area$58,33086.02%$67,810
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 West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $50,210 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 $81,440, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $47,730, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $47,730
15%2 – 4 years6$47,730 – $50,210
25%5 – 9 years10$50,210 – $50,210
25%10 – 14 years10$50,210 – $77,100
15%15 – 20 years6$50,210 – $81,440
10%20+ years4Above $81,440
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 $58,330, West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($62,300).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($40,710), Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,160), and Health Care Social Workers ($51,730).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$62,300
Psychology Teachers$58,330
Health Care Social Workers$51,730
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,160
Social Workers$40,710
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $58,330 per year or $28.04 per hour in West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $67,810 per year or $33 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in West Kentucky Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($62,300), Psychology Teachers($58,330), Health Care Social Workers($51,730).


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