Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Syracuse is 110.
  • Psychology Teachers in Syracuse earn an average of $82,850 per year or $39.83 per hour.
  • The percentage of New York Psychology Teachers who work in Syracuse is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Syracuse is less than 1%.

Rankings for Syracuse

  • Ranks #4 in New York for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in New York for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #68 in the nation for salary and #135 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #60 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to New York

Syracuse Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,850 or $39.83 per hour which is 20% less than the New York average salary of $104,580.

AverageSyracuseNew York% Difference
Hourly Wage$39.83$50.28-20.78%
Annual Salary$82,850$104,580-20.78%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Syracuse Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,850 or $39.83 per hour which is 6% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageSyracuseU.S.%
Hourly Wage$39.83$42.50-6.27%
Annual Salary$82,850$88,390-6.27%
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 Syracuse earns an average annual salary of $85,775 which compares to the New York average annual salary of $104,580. per year.

Cost-of-living in Syracuse is 3% less than the New York average, which means Syracuse residents have an overall less 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.
  • Syracuse average salary is $82,850.
  • Syracuse cost-of-living adjusted salary is $85,775.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Syracuse$82,85096.59%$85,775
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 Syracuse, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,140 and $98,410 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $124,090, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $44,400, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year11Under $44,400
15%2 – 4 years16$44,400 – $61,140
25%5 – 9 years28$61,140 – $77,030
25%10 – 14 years28$77,030 – $98,410
15%15 – 20 years16$77,030 – $124,090
10%20+ years11Above $124,090
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 $82,850, Syracuse Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($101,620), and School Psychologists ($83,350).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,660), Health Care Social Workers ($53,900), Marriage and Family Therapists ($55,630), and Social Workers ($58,800).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$101,620
School Psychologists$83,350
Psychology Teachers$82,850
Social Workers$58,800
Marriage and Family Therapists$55,630
Health Care Social Workers$53,900
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,660
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Syracuse Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Syracuse is 110.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,850 per year or $39.83 per hour in Syracuse.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Syracuse Psychology Teachers earn an average of $85,775 per year or $41 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Syracuse are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($101,620), School Psychologists($83,350), Psychology Teachers($82,850).


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