Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Columbus is 340.
  • Psychology Teachers in Columbus earn an average of $93,840 per year or $45.12 per hour.
  • The percentage of Ohio Psychology Teachers who work in Columbus is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Columbus is 1%.

Rankings for Columbus

  • Ranks #3 in Ohio for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Ohio for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #21 in the nation for salary and #197 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #20 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Ohio

Columbus Psychology Teachers earn an average of $93,840 or $45.12 per hour which is 4% more than the Ohio average salary of $90,000.

AverageColumbusOhio% Difference
Hourly Wage$45.12$43.274.27%
Annual Salary$93,840$90,0004.27%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Columbus Psychology Teachers earn an average of $93,840 or $45.12 per hour which is 6% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageColumbusU.S.%
Hourly Wage$45.12$42.506.17%
Annual Salary$93,840$88,3906.17%
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 Columbus earns an average annual salary of $99,586 which compares to the Ohio average annual salary of $90,000. per year.

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

  • Ohio average salary is $90,000.
  • Ohio cost-of-living adjusted salary is $98,157.
  • Columbus average salary is $93,840.
  • Columbus cost-of-living adjusted salary is $99,586.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Columbus$93,84094.23%$99,586
Ohio$90,00091.69%$98,157
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 Columbus, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $62,440 and $123,520 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $133,790, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $39,020, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year34Under $39,020
15%2 – 4 years51$39,020 – $62,440
25%5 – 9 years85$62,440 – $95,910
25%10 – 14 years85$95,910 – $123,520
15%15 – 20 years51$95,910 – $133,790
10%20+ years34Above $133,790
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 $93,840, Columbus Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($96,540), and Forensic Psychologists ($95,100).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($48,670), Substance Abuse Counselors ($54,770), Marriage and Family Therapists ($58,480), Health Care Social Workers ($59,260), and School Psychologists ($75,760).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$96,540
Forensic Psychologists$95,100
Psychology Teachers$93,840
School Psychologists$75,760
Health Care Social Workers$59,260
Marriage and Family Therapists$58,480
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,770
Social Workers$48,670
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Columbus Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Columbus is 340.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $93,840 per year or $45.12 per hour in Columbus.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Columbus Psychology Teachers earn an average of $99,586 per year or $48 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Columbus are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($96,540), Forensic Psychologists($95,100), Psychology Teachers($93,840).


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