Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.
  • Psychology Teachers in Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $63,770 per year or $30.66 per hour.
  • The percentage of North Carolina Psychology Teachers who work in Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #6 in North Carolina for salary and #17 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in North Carolina for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #133 in the nation for salary and #462 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #91 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to North Carolina

Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $63,770 or $30.66 per hour which is 21% less than the North Carolina average salary of $80,960.

AverageSoutheast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan AreaNorth Carolina% Difference
Hourly Wage$30.66$38.92-21.23%
Annual Salary$63,770$80,960-21.23%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $63,770 or $30.66 per hour which is 27% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageSoutheast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$30.66$42.50-27.85%
Annual Salary$63,770$88,390-27.85%
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 Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $73,782 which compares to the North Carolina average annual salary of $80,960. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area is 14% less than the North Carolina average, which means Southeast Coastal 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.
  • Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $63,770.
  • Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $73,782.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area$63,77086.43%$73,782
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 Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $57,490 and $72,440 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $81,440, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $46,990, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $46,990
15%2 – 4 years9$46,990 – $57,490
25%5 – 9 years15$57,490 – $62,100
25%10 – 14 years15$62,100 – $72,440
15%15 – 20 years9$62,100 – $81,440
10%20+ years6Above $81,440
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 $63,770, Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($79,810).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($48,270), Substance Abuse Counselors ($48,320), Health Care Social Workers ($53,520), School Psychologists ($54,930), and Marriage and Family Therapists ($56,110).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$79,810
Psychology Teachers$63,770
Marriage and Family Therapists$56,110
School Psychologists$54,930
Health Care Social Workers$53,520
Substance Abuse Counselors$48,320
Social Workers$48,270
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area is 60.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $63,770 per year or $30.66 per hour in Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $73,782 per year or $35 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southeast Coastal North Carolina Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($79,810), Psychology Teachers($63,770), Marriage and Family Therapists($56,110).


Additional Salary Reports for Psychology Teachers in North Carolina cities and Metros and U.S. States.

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