Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 240.
  • Psychology Teachers in Albany-Schenectady-Troy earn an average of $88,430 per year or $42.51 per hour.
  • The percentage of New York Psychology Teachers who work in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 1%.

Rankings for Albany-Schenectady-Troy

  • Ranks #3 in New York for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in New York for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #43 in the nation for salary and #75 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #29 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to New York

Albany-Schenectady-Troy Psychology Teachers earn an average of $88,430 or $42.51 per hour which is 15% less than the New York average salary of $104,580.

AverageAlbany-Schenectady-TroyNew York% Difference
Hourly Wage$42.51$50.28-15.44%
Annual Salary$88,430$104,580-15.44%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Albany-Schenectady-Troy Psychology Teachers earn an average of $88,430 or $42.51 per hour which is 0% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageAlbany-Schenectady-TroyU.S.%
Hourly Wage$42.51$42.500.05%
Annual Salary$88,430$88,3900.05%
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 Albany-Schenectady-Troy earns an average annual salary of $88,166 which compares to the New York average annual salary of $104,580. per year.

Cost-of-living in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 0% higher than the New York average, which means Albany-Schenectady-Troy residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to New York average.

  • New York average salary is $104,580.
  • New York cost-of-living adjusted salary is $94,892.
  • Albany-Schenectady-Troy average salary is $88,430.
  • Albany-Schenectady-Troy cost-of-living adjusted salary is $88,166.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Albany-Schenectady-Troy$88,430100.30%$88,166
New York$104,580110.21%$94,892
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 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $62,540 and $101,010 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $132,070, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $49,000, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year24Under $49,000
15%2 – 4 years36$49,000 – $62,540
25%5 – 9 years60$62,540 – $79,410
25%10 – 14 years60$79,410 – $101,010
15%15 – 20 years36$79,410 – $132,070
10%20+ years24Above $132,070
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 $88,430, Albany-Schenectady-Troy Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($108,810), and Forensic Psychologists ($102,080).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,880), Health Care Social Workers ($55,210), Social Workers ($63,920), and School Psychologists ($75,090).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$108,810
Forensic Psychologists$102,080
Psychology Teachers$88,430
School Psychologists$75,090
Social Workers$63,920
Health Care Social Workers$55,210
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,880
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Albany-Schenectady-Troy Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is 240.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $88,430 per year or $42.51 per hour in Albany-Schenectady-Troy.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Albany-Schenectady-Troy Psychology Teachers earn an average of $88,166 per year or $42 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Albany-Schenectady-Troy are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($108,810), Forensic Psychologists($102,080), Psychology Teachers($88,430).


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