Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Reno is 40.
  • Psychology Teachers in Reno earn an average of $105,490 per year or $50.72 per hour.
  • The percentage of Nevada Psychology Teachers who work in Reno is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Reno is less than 1%.

Rankings for Reno

  • Ranks #1 in Nevada for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Nevada for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #13 in the nation for salary and #97 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #117 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Nevada

Reno Psychology Teachers earn an average of $105,490 or $50.72 per hour which is 18% more than the Nevada average salary of $89,350.

AverageRenoNevada% Difference
Hourly Wage$50.72$42.9618.06%
Annual Salary$105,490$89,35018.06%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Reno Psychology Teachers earn an average of $105,490 or $50.72 per hour which is 19% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageRenoU.S.%
Hourly Wage$50.72$42.5019.35%
Annual Salary$105,490$88,39019.35%
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 Reno earns an average annual salary of $106,620 which compares to the Nevada average annual salary of $89,350. per year.

Cost-of-living in Reno is 1% less than the Nevada average, which means Reno residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Nevada average.

  • Nevada average salary is $89,350.
  • Nevada cost-of-living adjusted salary is $92,056.
  • Reno average salary is $105,490.
  • Reno cost-of-living adjusted salary is $106,620.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Reno$105,49098.94%$106,620
Nevada$89,35097.06%$92,056
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 Reno, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $75,300 and $132,840 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $169,410, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $58,340, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $58,340
15%2 – 4 years6$58,340 – $75,300
25%5 – 9 years10$75,300 – $104,270
25%10 – 14 years10$104,270 – $132,840
15%15 – 20 years6$104,270 – $169,410
10%20+ years4Above $169,410
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 ($62,900), Marriage and Family Therapists ($63,950), Health Care Social Workers ($66,890), Substance Abuse Counselors ($71,690), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($88,550), and School Psychologists ($103,220).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$105,490
School Psychologists$103,220
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$88,550
Substance Abuse Counselors$71,690
Health Care Social Workers$66,890
Marriage and Family Therapists$63,950
Social Workers$62,900
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Reno Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Reno is 40.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $105,490 per year or $50.72 per hour in Reno.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Reno Psychology Teachers earn an average of $106,620 per year or $51 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Reno are Psychology Teachers($105,490), School Psychologists($103,220), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($88,550).


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