Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.
  • Psychology Teachers in Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $82,910 per year or $39.86 per hour.
  • The percentage of New Mexico Psychology Teachers who work in Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #1 in New Mexico for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in New Mexico for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #67 in the nation for salary and #442 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #121 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to New Mexico

Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,910 or $39.86 per hour which is 2% more than the New Mexico average salary of $80,730.

AverageEastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan AreaNew Mexico% Difference
Hourly Wage$39.86$38.812.70%
Annual Salary$82,910$80,7302.70%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,910 or $39.86 per hour which is 6% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageEastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$39.86$42.50-6.20%
Annual Salary$82,910$88,390-6.20%
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 Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $94,819 which compares to the New Mexico average annual salary of $80,730. per year.

Cost-of-living in Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area is 13% less than the New Mexico average, which means Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to New Mexico average.

  • New Mexico average salary is $80,730.
  • New Mexico cost-of-living adjusted salary is $88,162.
  • Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $82,910.
  • Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $94,819.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area$82,91087.44%$94,819
New Mexico$80,73091.57%$88,162
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 Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $63,870 and $81,440 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $129,550, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $50,210, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $50,210
15%2 – 4 years6$50,210 – $63,870
25%5 – 9 years10$63,870 – $81,410
25%10 – 14 years10$81,410 – $81,440
15%15 – 20 years6$81,410 – $129,550
10%20+ years4Above $129,550
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 $82,910, Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($87,180).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($49,950), Health Care Social Workers ($57,700), Substance Abuse Counselors ($59,390), and Marriage and Family Therapists ($60,430).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$87,180
Psychology Teachers$82,910
Marriage and Family Therapists$60,430
Substance Abuse Counselors$59,390
Health Care Social Workers$57,700
Social Workers$49,950
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,910 per year or $39.86 per hour in Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $94,819 per year or $46 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Eastern New Mexico Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($87,180), Psychology Teachers($82,910), Marriage and Family Therapists($60,430).


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