Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson is 360.
  • Psychology Teachers in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson earn an average of $80,940 per year or $38.91 per hour.
  • The percentage of Maryland Psychology Teachers who work in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson is 1%.

Rankings for Baltimore-Columbia-Towson

  • Ranks #1 in Maryland for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Maryland for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #80 in the nation for salary and #33 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #18 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Maryland

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Psychology Teachers earn an average of $80,940 or $38.91 per hour which is 5% less than the Maryland average salary of $85,860.

AverageBaltimore-Columbia-TowsonMaryland% Difference
Hourly Wage$38.91$41.28-5.73%
Annual Salary$80,940$85,860-5.73%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Psychology Teachers earn an average of $80,940 or $38.91 per hour which is 8% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageBaltimore-Columbia-TowsonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$38.91$42.50-8.43%
Annual Salary$80,940$88,390-8.43%
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 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson earns an average annual salary of $76,786 which compares to the Maryland average annual salary of $85,860. per year.

Cost-of-living in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson is 5% higher than the Maryland average, which means Baltimore-Columbia-Towson residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Maryland average.

  • Maryland average salary is $85,860.
  • Maryland cost-of-living adjusted salary is $80,642.
  • Baltimore-Columbia-Towson average salary is $80,940.
  • Baltimore-Columbia-Towson cost-of-living adjusted salary is $76,786.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson$80,940105.41%$76,786
Maryland$85,860106.47%$80,642
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 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $64,030 and $81,980 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $123,630, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $50,600, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year36Under $50,600
15%2 – 4 years54$50,600 – $64,030
25%5 – 9 years90$64,030 – $78,270
25%10 – 14 years90$78,270 – $81,980
15%15 – 20 years54$78,270 – $123,630
10%20+ years36Above $123,630
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 $80,940, Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($112,960), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($90,860), and School Psychologists ($86,030).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($55,670), Marriage and Family Therapists ($57,180), Social Workers ($63,150), and Health Care Social Workers ($64,060).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$112,960
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$90,860
School Psychologists$86,030
Psychology Teachers$80,940
Health Care Social Workers$64,060
Social Workers$63,150
Marriage and Family Therapists$57,180
Substance Abuse Counselors$55,670
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson is 360.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $80,940 per year or $38.91 per hour in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson Psychology Teachers earn an average of $76,786 per year or $37 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson are Forensic Psychologists($112,960), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($90,860), School Psychologists($86,030).


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