Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 140.
  • Psychology Teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton earn an average of $84,850 per year or $40.79 per hour.
  • The percentage of Pennsylvania Psychology Teachers who work in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is less than 1%.

Rankings for Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton

  • Ranks #8 in Pennsylvania for salary and #4 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Pennsylvania for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #60 in the nation for salary and #93 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #46 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Pennsylvania

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Psychology Teachers earn an average of $84,850 or $40.79 per hour which is 3% less than the Pennsylvania average salary of $88,340.

AverageAllentown-Bethlehem-EastonPennsylvania% Difference
Hourly Wage$40.79$42.47-3.95%
Annual Salary$84,850$88,340-3.95%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Psychology Teachers earn an average of $84,850 or $40.79 per hour which is 4% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageAllentown-Bethlehem-EastonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$40.79$42.50-4.00%
Annual Salary$84,850$88,390-4.00%
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 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton earns an average annual salary of $85,603 which compares to the Pennsylvania average annual salary of $88,340. per year.

Cost-of-living in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 1% less than the Pennsylvania average, which means Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Pennsylvania average.

  • Pennsylvania average salary is $88,340.
  • Pennsylvania cost-of-living adjusted salary is $90,549.
  • Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton average salary is $84,850.
  • Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton cost-of-living adjusted salary is $85,603.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton$84,85099.12%$85,603
Pennsylvania$88,34097.56%$90,549
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 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,420 and $98,030 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $126,360, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $49,430, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year14Under $49,430
15%2 – 4 years21$49,430 – $61,420
25%5 – 9 years35$61,420 – $77,030
25%10 – 14 years35$77,030 – $98,030
15%15 – 20 years21$77,030 – $126,360
10%20+ years14Above $126,360
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,720), Social Workers ($51,620), Health Care Social Workers ($66,790), School Psychologists ($76,420), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($79,710).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$84,850
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$79,710
School Psychologists$76,420
Health Care Social Workers$66,790
Social Workers$51,620
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,720
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 140.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $84,850 per year or $40.79 per hour in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Psychology Teachers earn an average of $85,603 per year or $41 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton are Psychology Teachers($84,850), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($79,710), School Psychologists($76,420).


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