Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area is 30.
  • Psychology Teachers in Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $82,170 per year or $39.50 per hour.
  • The percentage of Montana Psychology Teachers who work in Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #1 in Montana for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Montana for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #71 in the nation for salary and #246 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #139 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Montana

Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,170 or $39.50 per hour which is 1% more than the Montana average salary of $80,980.

AverageSouthwest Montana Nonmetropolitan AreaMontana% Difference
Hourly Wage$39.50$38.931.47%
Annual Salary$82,170$80,9801.47%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,170 or $39.50 per hour which is 7% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageSouthwest Montana Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$39.50$42.50-7.04%
Annual Salary$82,170$88,390-7.04%
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 Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $88,823 which compares to the Montana average annual salary of $80,980. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area is 7% less than the Montana average, which means Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Montana average.

  • Montana average salary is $80,980.
  • Montana cost-of-living adjusted salary is $87,603.
  • Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $82,170.
  • Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $88,823.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area$82,17092.51%$88,823
Montana$80,98092.44%$87,603
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 Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,350 and $97,340 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $122,690, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $55,980, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $55,980
15%2 – 4 years4$55,980 – $61,350
25%5 – 9 years8$61,350 – $77,100
25%10 – 14 years8$77,100 – $97,340
15%15 – 20 years4$77,100 – $122,690
10%20+ years3Above $122,690
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 Social Workers ($38,890), Substance Abuse Counselors ($44,280), Health Care Social Workers ($54,610), School Psychologists ($65,620), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($75,540).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$82,170
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$75,540
School Psychologists$65,620
Health Care Social Workers$54,610
Substance Abuse Counselors$44,280
Social Workers$38,890
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area is 30.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,170 per year or $39.50 per hour in Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $88,823 per year or $43 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southwest Montana Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($82,170), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($75,540), School Psychologists($65,620).


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

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