Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia is 130.
  • Psychology Teachers in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia earn an average of $76,350 per year or $36.71 per hour.
  • The percentage of North Carolina Psychology Teachers who work in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia is less than 1%.

Rankings for Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia

  • Ranks #2 in North Carolina for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in North Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #101 in the nation for salary and #185 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #49 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to North Carolina

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Psychology Teachers earn an average of $76,350 or $36.71 per hour which is 5% less than the North Carolina average salary of $80,960.

AverageCharlotte-Concord-GastoniaNorth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$36.71$38.92-5.69%
Annual Salary$76,350$80,960-5.69%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Psychology Teachers earn an average of $76,350 or $36.71 per hour which is 13% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageCharlotte-Concord-GastoniaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$36.71$42.50-13.62%
Annual Salary$76,350$88,390-13.62%
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 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia earns an average annual salary of $80,725 which compares to the North Carolina average annual salary of $80,960. per year.

Cost-of-living in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia is 5% less than the North Carolina average, which means Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia 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.
  • Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia average salary is $76,350.
  • Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia cost-of-living adjusted salary is $80,725.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia$76,35094.58%$80,725
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 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,690 and $81,980 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $104,270, 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 Year13Under $49,000
15%2 – 4 years20$49,000 – $61,690
25%5 – 9 years32$61,690 – $77,450
25%10 – 14 years32$77,450 – $81,980
15%15 – 20 years20$77,450 – $104,270
10%20+ years13Above $104,270
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 $76,350, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($109,930), and Forensic Psychologists ($96,540).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($47,560), Social Workers ($53,420), Substance Abuse Counselors ($53,660), Health Care Social Workers ($62,040), and School Psychologists ($69,530).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$109,930
Forensic Psychologists$96,540
Psychology Teachers$76,350
School Psychologists$69,530
Health Care Social Workers$62,040
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,660
Social Workers$53,420
Marriage and Family Therapists$47,560
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia is 130.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $76,350 per year or $36.71 per hour in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Psychology Teachers earn an average of $80,725 per year or $39 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($109,930), Forensic Psychologists($96,540), Psychology Teachers($76,350).


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