Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Trenton is 230.
  • Psychology Teachers in Trenton earn an average of $90,910 per year or $43.71 per hour.
  • The percentage of New Jersey Psychology Teachers who work in Trenton is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Trenton is 1%.

Rankings for Trenton

  • Ranks #1 in New Jersey for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in New Jersey for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #32 in the nation for salary and #40 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #30 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to New Jersey

Trenton Psychology Teachers earn an average of $90,910 or $43.71 per hour which is 5% less than the New Jersey average salary of $96,000.

AverageTrentonNew Jersey% Difference
Hourly Wage$43.71$46.15-5.30%
Annual Salary$90,910$96,000-5.30%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Trenton Psychology Teachers earn an average of $90,910 or $43.71 per hour which is 2% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageTrentonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$43.71$42.502.85%
Annual Salary$90,910$88,3902.85%
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 Trenton earns an average annual salary of $87,582 which compares to the New Jersey average annual salary of $96,000. per year.

Cost-of-living in Trenton is 4% higher than the New Jersey average, which means Trenton residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to New Jersey average.

  • New Jersey average salary is $96,000.
  • New Jersey cost-of-living adjusted salary is $86,362.
  • Trenton average salary is $90,910.
  • Trenton cost-of-living adjusted salary is $87,582.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Trenton$90,910103.80%$87,582
New Jersey$96,000111.16%$86,362
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 Trenton, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $58,460 and $101,360 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $153,470, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $46,440, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year23Under $46,440
15%2 – 4 years34$46,440 – $58,460
25%5 – 9 years58$58,460 – $77,680
25%10 – 14 years58$77,680 – $101,360
15%15 – 20 years34$77,680 – $153,470
10%20+ years23Above $153,470
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 $90,910, Trenton Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($119,020).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($59,970), Health Care Social Workers ($69,240), Social Workers ($75,250), and Marriage and Family Therapists ($83,940).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$119,020
Psychology Teachers$90,910
Marriage and Family Therapists$83,940
Social Workers$75,250
Health Care Social Workers$69,240
Substance Abuse Counselors$59,970
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Trenton Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Trenton is 230.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $90,910 per year or $43.71 per hour in Trenton.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Trenton Psychology Teachers earn an average of $87,582 per year or $42 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Trenton are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($119,020), Psychology Teachers($90,910), Marriage and Family Therapists($83,940).


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