Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in New Orleans-Metairie is 80.
  • Psychology Teachers in New Orleans-Metairie earn an average of $88,660 per year or $42.63 per hour.
  • The percentage of Louisiana Psychology Teachers who work in New Orleans-Metairie is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in New Orleans-Metairie is less than 1%.

Rankings for New Orleans-Metairie

  • Ranks #1 in Louisiana for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Louisiana for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #42 in the nation for salary and #129 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #78 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Louisiana

New Orleans-Metairie Psychology Teachers earn an average of $88,660 or $42.63 per hour which is 18% more than the Louisiana average salary of $74,980.

AverageNew Orleans-MetairieLouisiana% Difference
Hourly Wage$42.62$36.0518.24%
Annual Salary$88,660$74,98018.24%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

New Orleans-Metairie Psychology Teachers earn an average of $88,660 or $42.63 per hour which is 0% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageNew Orleans-MetairieU.S.%
Hourly Wage$42.62$42.500.31%
Annual Salary$88,660$88,3900.31%
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 New Orleans-Metairie earns an average annual salary of $91,534 which compares to the Louisiana average annual salary of $74,980. per year.

Cost-of-living in New Orleans-Metairie is 3% less than the Louisiana average, which means New Orleans-Metairie residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Louisiana average.

  • Louisiana average salary is $74,980.
  • Louisiana cost-of-living adjusted salary is $80,867.
  • New Orleans-Metairie average salary is $88,660.
  • New Orleans-Metairie cost-of-living adjusted salary is $91,534.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
New Orleans-Metairie$88,66096.86%$91,534
Louisiana$74,98092.72%$80,867
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 New Orleans-Metairie, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,010 and $104,210 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $152,020, 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 Year8Under $47,730
15%2 – 4 years12$47,730 – $61,010
25%5 – 9 years20$61,010 – $79,500
25%10 – 14 years20$79,500 – $104,210
15%15 – 20 years12$79,500 – $152,020
10%20+ years8Above $152,020
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 $88,660, New Orleans-Metairie Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($109,070).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($42,250), Social Workers ($48,620), Health Care Social Workers ($53,200), and Forensic Psychologists ($78,930).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$109,070
Psychology Teachers$88,660
Forensic Psychologists$78,930
Health Care Social Workers$53,200
Social Workers$48,620
Substance Abuse Counselors$42,250
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for New Orleans-Metairie Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in New Orleans-Metairie is 80.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $88,660 per year or $42.63 per hour in New Orleans-Metairie.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in New Orleans-Metairie Psychology Teachers earn an average of $91,534 per year or $44 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in New Orleans-Metairie are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($109,070), Psychology Teachers($88,660), Forensic Psychologists($78,930).


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