Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn is 230.
  • Psychology Teachers in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn earn an average of $81,680 per year or $39.27 per hour.
  • The percentage of Michigan Psychology Teachers who work in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn is 1%.

Rankings for Detroit-Warren-Dearborn

  • Ranks #3 in Michigan for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Michigan for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #77 in the nation for salary and #121 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #34 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Michigan

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Psychology Teachers earn an average of $81,680 or $39.27 per hour which is 2% less than the Michigan average salary of $83,670.

AverageDetroit-Warren-DearbornMichigan% Difference
Hourly Wage$39.27$40.23-2.38%
Annual Salary$81,680$83,670-2.38%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Psychology Teachers earn an average of $81,680 or $39.27 per hour which is 7% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageDetroit-Warren-DearbornU.S.%
Hourly Wage$39.27$42.50-7.59%
Annual Salary$81,680$88,390-7.59%
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 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn earns an average annual salary of $84,128 which compares to the Michigan average annual salary of $83,670. per year.

Cost-of-living in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn is 3% less than the Michigan average, which means Detroit-Warren-Dearborn residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Michigan average.

  • Michigan average salary is $83,670.
  • Michigan cost-of-living adjusted salary is $88,973.
  • Detroit-Warren-Dearborn average salary is $81,680.
  • Detroit-Warren-Dearborn cost-of-living adjusted salary is $84,128.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn$81,68097.09%$84,128
Michigan$83,67094.04%$88,973
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 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,420 and $102,560 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $126,360, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $30,630, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year23Under $30,630
15%2 – 4 years34$30,630 – $61,420
25%5 – 9 years58$61,420 – $81,440
25%10 – 14 years58$81,440 – $102,560
15%15 – 20 years34$81,440 – $126,360
10%20+ years23Above $126,360
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 $81,680, Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($87,460), and Forensic Psychologists ($82,100).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,800), Social Workers ($51,500), Health Care Social Workers ($58,930), and School Psychologists ($79,970).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$87,460
Forensic Psychologists$82,100
Psychology Teachers$81,680
School Psychologists$79,970
Health Care Social Workers$58,930
Social Workers$51,500
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,800
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn is 230.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $81,680 per year or $39.27 per hour in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Psychology Teachers earn an average of $84,128 per year or $40 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($87,460), Forensic Psychologists($82,100), Psychology Teachers($81,680).


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