Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area is 100.
  • Psychology Teachers in Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $78,310 per year or $37.65 per hour.
  • The percentage of North Carolina Psychology Teachers who work in Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #1 in North Carolina for salary and #18 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in North Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #90 in the nation for salary and #459 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #64 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to North Carolina

Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $78,310 or $37.65 per hour which is 3% less than the North Carolina average salary of $80,960.

AverageMountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan AreaNorth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$37.65$38.92-3.27%
Annual Salary$78,310$80,960-3.27%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $78,310 or $37.65 per hour which is 11% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageMountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$37.65$42.50-11.40%
Annual Salary$78,310$88,390-11.40%
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 Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $90,605 which compares to the North Carolina average annual salary of $80,960. per year.

Cost-of-living in Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the North Carolina average, which means Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $78,310.
  • Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $90,605.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area$78,31086.43%$90,605
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 Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $64,030 and $81,440 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $103,610, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $50,210, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year10Under $50,210
15%2 – 4 years15$50,210 – $64,030
25%5 – 9 years25$64,030 – $81,440
25%10 – 14 years25$81,440 – $81,440
15%15 – 20 years15$81,440 – $103,610
10%20+ years10Above $103,610
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 $78,310, Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($86,310).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($46,940), Health Care Social Workers ($51,090), Substance Abuse Counselors ($53,930), and School Psychologists ($55,570).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$86,310
Psychology Teachers$78,310
School Psychologists$55,570
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,930
Health Care Social Workers$51,090
Social Workers$46,940
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area is 100.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $78,310 per year or $37.65 per hour in Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $90,605 per year or $44 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Mountain North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($86,310), Psychology Teachers($78,310), School Psychologists($55,570).


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