Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Springfield is 110.
  • Psychology Teachers in Springfield earn an average of $67,970 per year or $32.68 per hour.
  • The percentage of Missouri Psychology Teachers who work in Springfield is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Springfield is less than 1%.

Rankings for Springfield

  • Ranks #4 in Missouri for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in Missouri for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #121 in the nation for salary and #350 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #55 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Missouri

Springfield Psychology Teachers earn an average of $67,970 or $32.68 per hour which is 17% less than the Missouri average salary of $82,380.

AverageSpringfieldMissouri% Difference
Hourly Wage$32.68$39.61-17.49%
Annual Salary$67,970$82,380-17.49%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Springfield Psychology Teachers earn an average of $67,970 or $32.68 per hour which is 23% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageSpringfieldU.S.%
Hourly Wage$32.68$42.50-23.10%
Annual Salary$67,970$88,390-23.10%
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 Springfield earns an average annual salary of $75,573 which compares to the Missouri average annual salary of $82,380. per year.

Cost-of-living in Springfield is 10% less than the Missouri average, which means Springfield residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Missouri average.

  • Missouri average salary is $82,380.
  • Missouri cost-of-living adjusted salary is $89,069.
  • Springfield average salary is $67,970.
  • Springfield cost-of-living adjusted salary is $75,573.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Springfield$67,97089.94%$75,573
Missouri$82,38092.49%$89,069
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 Springfield, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $50,210 and $75,960 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $95,910, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $47,620, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year11Under $47,620
15%2 – 4 years16$47,620 – $50,210
25%5 – 9 years28$50,210 – $64,030
25%10 – 14 years28$64,030 – $75,960
15%15 – 20 years16$64,030 – $95,910
10%20+ years11Above $95,910
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 $67,970, Springfield Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($69,560).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($35,950), Social Workers ($39,220), and Health Care Social Workers ($48,370).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$69,560
Psychology Teachers$67,970
Health Care Social Workers$48,370
Social Workers$39,220
Substance Abuse Counselors$35,950
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Springfield Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Springfield is 110.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $67,970 per year or $32.68 per hour in Springfield.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Springfield Psychology Teachers earn an average of $75,573 per year or $36 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Springfield are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($69,560), Psychology Teachers($67,970), Health Care Social Workers($48,370).


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

Official Data Sources for Psychology Teachers: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data