Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Worcester is 130.
  • Psychology Teachers in Worcester earn an average of $91,780 per year or $44.13 per hour.
  • The percentage of Massachusetts Psychology Teachers who work in Worcester is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Worcester is less than 1%.

Rankings for Worcester

  • Ranks #2 in Massachusetts for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Massachusetts for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #29 in the nation for salary and #22 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #52 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Massachusetts

Worcester Psychology Teachers earn an average of $91,780 or $44.13 per hour which is 5% less than the Massachusetts average salary of $96,650.

AverageWorcesterMassachusetts% Difference
Hourly Wage$44.12$46.47-5.04%
Annual Salary$91,780$96,650-5.04%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Worcester Psychology Teachers earn an average of $91,780 or $44.13 per hour which is 3% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageWorcesterU.S.%
Hourly Wage$44.12$42.503.84%
Annual Salary$91,780$88,3903.84%
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 Worcester earns an average annual salary of $84,426 which compares to the Massachusetts average annual salary of $96,650. per year.

Cost-of-living in Worcester is 9% higher than the Massachusetts average, which means Worcester 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.
  • Worcester average salary is $91,780.
  • Worcester cost-of-living adjusted salary is $84,426.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Worcester$91,780108.71%$84,426
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 Worcester, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $64,490 and $104,270 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $132,390, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $60,810, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year13Under $60,810
15%2 – 4 years20$60,810 – $64,490
25%5 – 9 years32$64,490 – $78,650
25%10 – 14 years32$78,650 – $104,270
15%15 – 20 years20$78,650 – $132,390
10%20+ years13Above $132,390
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 $91,780, Worcester Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($96,090), and School Psychologists ($93,130).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($50,160), Substance Abuse Counselors ($54,500), Marriage and Family Therapists ($60,880), and Health Care Social Workers ($65,950).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$96,090
School Psychologists$93,130
Psychology Teachers$91,780
Health Care Social Workers$65,950
Marriage and Family Therapists$60,880
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,500
Social Workers$50,160
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Worcester Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Worcester is 130.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $91,780 per year or $44.13 per hour in Worcester.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Worcester Psychology Teachers earn an average of $84,426 per year or $41 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Worcester are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($96,090), School Psychologists($93,130), Psychology Teachers($91,780).


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