Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua is 1,030.
  • Psychology Teachers in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua earn an average of $101,560 per year or $48.83 per hour.
  • The percentage of Massachusetts Psychology Teachers who work in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua is 3%.

Rankings for Boston-Cambridge-Nashua

  • Ranks #1 in Massachusetts for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Massachusetts for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #14 in the nation for salary and #21 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Massachusetts

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua Psychology Teachers earn an average of $101,560 or $48.83 per hour which is 5% more than the Massachusetts average salary of $96,650.

AverageBoston-Cambridge-NashuaMassachusetts% Difference
Hourly Wage$48.83$46.475.08%
Annual Salary$101,560$96,6505.08%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua Psychology Teachers earn an average of $101,560 or $48.83 per hour which is 14% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageBoston-Cambridge-NashuaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$48.83$42.5014.90%
Annual Salary$101,560$88,39014.90%
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 Boston-Cambridge-Nashua earns an average annual salary of $93,423 which compares to the Massachusetts average annual salary of $96,650. per year.

Cost-of-living in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua is 9% higher than the Massachusetts average, which means Boston-Cambridge-Nashua residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Massachusetts average.

  • Massachusetts average salary is $96,650.
  • Massachusetts cost-of-living adjusted salary is $89,957.
  • Boston-Cambridge-Nashua average salary is $101,560.
  • Boston-Cambridge-Nashua cost-of-living adjusted salary is $93,423.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua$101,560108.71%$93,423
Massachusetts$96,650107.44%$89,957
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 Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,790 and $127,840 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $197,160, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $49,150, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year103Under $49,150
15%2 – 4 years154$49,150 – $61,790
25%5 – 9 years258$61,790 – $80,560
25%10 – 14 years258$80,560 – $127,840
15%15 – 20 years154$80,560 – $197,160
10%20+ years103Above $197,160
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 Marriage and Family Therapists ($53,360), Substance Abuse Counselors ($55,570), Social Workers ($60,520), Health Care Social Workers ($66,440), School Psychologists ($94,800), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($95,390), and Forensic Psychologists ($98,590).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$101,560
Forensic Psychologists$98,590
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$95,390
School Psychologists$94,800
Health Care Social Workers$66,440
Social Workers$60,520
Substance Abuse Counselors$55,570
Marriage and Family Therapists$53,360
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Boston-Cambridge-Nashua Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua is 1,030.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $101,560 per year or $48.83 per hour in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua Psychology Teachers earn an average of $93,423 per year or $45 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua are Psychology Teachers($101,560), Forensic Psychologists($98,590), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($95,390).


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