Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Fargo is 60.
  • Psychology Teachers in Fargo earn an average of $86,300 per year or $41.49 per hour.
  • The percentage of North Dakota Psychology Teachers who work in Fargo is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Fargo is less than 1%.

Rankings for Fargo

  • Ranks #1 in North Dakota for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in North Dakota for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #52 in the nation for salary and #201 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #103 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to North Dakota

Fargo Psychology Teachers earn an average of $86,300 or $41.49 per hour which is 1% more than the North Dakota average salary of $85,420.

AverageFargoNorth Dakota% Difference
Hourly Wage$41.49$41.071.03%
Annual Salary$86,300$85,4201.03%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Fargo Psychology Teachers earn an average of $86,300 or $41.49 per hour which is 2% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageFargoU.S.%
Hourly Wage$41.49$42.50-2.36%
Annual Salary$86,300$88,390-2.36%
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 Fargo earns an average annual salary of $91,809 which compares to the North Dakota average annual salary of $85,420. per year.

Cost-of-living in Fargo is 6% less than the North Dakota average, which means Fargo residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to North Dakota average.

  • North Dakota average salary is $85,420.
  • North Dakota cost-of-living adjusted salary is $92,807.
  • Fargo average salary is $86,300.
  • Fargo cost-of-living adjusted salary is $91,809.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Fargo$86,30094.00%$91,809
North Dakota$85,42092.04%$92,807
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 Fargo, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $64,490 and $93,290 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $132,840, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $57,430, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $57,430
15%2 – 4 years9$57,430 – $64,490
25%5 – 9 years15$64,490 – $81,980
25%10 – 14 years15$81,980 – $93,290
15%15 – 20 years9$81,980 – $132,840
10%20+ years6Above $132,840
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 $86,300, Fargo Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($101,030).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($55,120), Social Workers ($56,670), Health Care Social Workers ($58,090), Marriage and Family Therapists ($60,710), and School Psychologists ($68,830).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$101,030
Psychology Teachers$86,300
School Psychologists$68,830
Marriage and Family Therapists$60,710
Health Care Social Workers$58,090
Social Workers$56,670
Substance Abuse Counselors$55,120
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Fargo Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Fargo is 60.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $86,300 per year or $41.49 per hour in Fargo.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Fargo Psychology Teachers earn an average of $91,809 per year or $44 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Fargo are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($101,030), Psychology Teachers($86,300), School Psychologists($68,830).


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