Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in New York-Newark-Jersey City is 3,440.
  • Psychology Teachers in New York-Newark-Jersey City earn an average of $111,290 per year or $53.50 per hour.
  • The percentage of New York Psychology Teachers who work in New York-Newark-Jersey City is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in New York-Newark-Jersey City is 10%.

Rankings for New York-Newark-Jersey City

  • Ranks #1 in New York for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in New York for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #6 in the nation for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to New York

New York-Newark-Jersey City Psychology Teachers earn an average of $111,290 or $53.50 per hour which is 6% more than the New York average salary of $104,580.

AverageNew York-Newark-Jersey CityNew York% Difference
Hourly Wage$53.50$50.286.42%
Annual Salary$111,290$104,5806.42%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

New York-Newark-Jersey City Psychology Teachers earn an average of $111,290 or $53.50 per hour which is 25% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageNew York-Newark-Jersey CityU.S.%
Hourly Wage$53.50$42.5025.91%
Annual Salary$111,290$88,39025.91%
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 New York-Newark-Jersey City earns an average annual salary of $96,380 which compares to the New York average annual salary of $104,580. per year.

Cost-of-living in New York-Newark-Jersey City is 15% higher than the New York average, which means New York-Newark-Jersey City 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.
  • New York-Newark-Jersey City average salary is $111,290.
  • New York-Newark-Jersey City cost-of-living adjusted salary is $96,380.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
New York-Newark-Jersey City$111,290115.47%$96,380
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 New York-Newark-Jersey City, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $76,940 and $155,270 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $195,870, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $49,010, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year344Under $49,010
15%2 – 4 years516$49,010 – $76,940
25%5 – 9 years860$76,940 – $99,630
25%10 – 14 years860$99,630 – $155,270
15%15 – 20 years516$99,630 – $195,870
10%20+ years344Above $195,870
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 $111,290, New York-Newark-Jersey City Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($129,390).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($61,390), Health Care Social Workers ($65,890), Social Workers ($73,840), Marriage and Family Therapists ($76,090), School Psychologists ($98,980), and Forensic Psychologists ($102,220).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$129,390
Psychology Teachers$111,290
Forensic Psychologists$102,220
School Psychologists$98,980
Marriage and Family Therapists$76,090
Social Workers$73,840
Health Care Social Workers$65,890
Substance Abuse Counselors$61,390
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for New York-Newark-Jersey City Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in New York-Newark-Jersey City is 3,440.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $111,290 per year or $53.50 per hour in New York-Newark-Jersey City.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in New York-Newark-Jersey City Psychology Teachers earn an average of $96,380 per year or $46 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in New York-Newark-Jersey City are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($129,390), Psychology Teachers($111,290), Forensic Psychologists($102,220).


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