Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area is 50.
  • Psychology Teachers in Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $84,190 per year or $40.48 per hour.
  • The percentage of Maine Psychology Teachers who work in Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #1 in Maine for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Maine for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #63 in the nation for salary and #251 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #110 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Maine

Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $84,190 or $40.48 per hour which is 7% more than the Maine average salary of $78,230.

AverageSouthwest Maine Nonmetropolitan AreaMaine% Difference
Hourly Wage$40.48$37.617.62%
Annual Salary$84,190$78,2307.62%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $84,190 or $40.48 per hour which is 4% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageSouthwest Maine Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$40.48$42.50-4.75%
Annual Salary$84,190$88,390-4.75%
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 Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $91,075 which compares to the Maine average annual salary of $78,230. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area is 8% less than the Maine average, which means Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Maine average.

  • Maine average salary is $78,230.
  • Maine cost-of-living adjusted salary is $80,833.
  • Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $84,190.
  • Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $91,075.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area$84,19092.44%$91,075
Maine$78,23096.78%$80,833
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 Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $60,700 and $97,830 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $126,160, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $50,210, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $50,210
15%2 – 4 years8$50,210 – $60,700
25%5 – 9 years12$60,700 – $77,440
25%10 – 14 years12$77,440 – $97,830
15%15 – 20 years8$77,440 – $126,160
10%20+ years5Above $126,160
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 $84,190, Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($88,140).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,210), Health Care Social Workers ($56,550), Social Workers ($58,920), Forensic Psychologists ($72,730), and School Psychologists ($77,130).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$88,140
Psychology Teachers$84,190
School Psychologists$77,130
Forensic Psychologists$72,730
Social Workers$58,920
Health Care Social Workers$56,550
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,210
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area is 50.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $84,190 per year or $40.48 per hour in Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $91,075 per year or $44 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southwest Maine Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($88,140), Psychology Teachers($84,190), School Psychologists($77,130).


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

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