Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Asheville is 30.
  • Psychology Teachers in Asheville earn an average of $66,690 per year or $32.06 per hour.
  • The percentage of North Carolina Psychology Teachers who work in Asheville is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Asheville is less than 1%.

Rankings for Asheville

  • Ranks #4 in North Carolina for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in North Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #123 in the nation for salary and #277 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #149 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to North Carolina

Asheville Psychology Teachers earn an average of $66,690 or $32.06 per hour which is 17% less than the North Carolina average salary of $80,960.

AverageAshevilleNorth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$32.06$38.92-17.63%
Annual Salary$66,690$80,960-17.63%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Asheville Psychology Teachers earn an average of $66,690 or $32.06 per hour which is 24% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageAshevilleU.S.%
Hourly Wage$32.06$42.50-24.55%
Annual Salary$66,690$88,390-24.55%
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 Asheville earns an average annual salary of $72,418 which compares to the North Carolina average annual salary of $80,960. per year.

Cost-of-living in Asheville is 8% less than the North Carolina average, which means Asheville residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to North Carolina average.

  • North Carolina average salary is $80,960.
  • North Carolina cost-of-living adjusted salary is $88,153.
  • Asheville average salary is $66,690.
  • Asheville cost-of-living adjusted salary is $72,418.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Asheville$66,69092.09%$72,418
North Carolina$80,96091.84%$88,153
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 Asheville, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $49,100 and $77,100 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $91,140, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $48,720, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year3Under $48,720
15%2 – 4 years4$48,720 – $49,100
25%5 – 9 years8$49,100 – $61,350
25%10 – 14 years8$61,350 – $77,100
15%15 – 20 years4$61,350 – $91,140
10%20+ years3Above $91,140
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 $66,690, Asheville Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($88,130).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($47,850), Social Workers ($48,640), Substance Abuse Counselors ($51,680), School Psychologists ($56,800), and Health Care Social Workers ($60,030).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$88,130
Psychology Teachers$66,690
Health Care Social Workers$60,030
School Psychologists$56,800
Substance Abuse Counselors$51,680
Social Workers$48,640
Marriage and Family Therapists$47,850
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Asheville Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Asheville is 30.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $66,690 per year or $32.06 per hour in Asheville.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Asheville Psychology Teachers earn an average of $72,418 per year or $35 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Asheville are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($88,130), Psychology Teachers($66,690), Health Care Social Workers($60,030).


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