Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Erie is 90.
  • Psychology Teachers in Erie earn an average of $82,980 per year or $39.89 per hour.
  • The percentage of Pennsylvania Psychology Teachers who work in Erie is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Erie is less than 1%.

Rankings for Erie

  • Ranks #10 in Pennsylvania for salary and #13 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Pennsylvania for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #65 in the nation for salary and #190 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #71 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Pennsylvania

Erie Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,980 or $39.89 per hour which is 6% less than the Pennsylvania average salary of $88,340.

AverageEriePennsylvania% Difference
Hourly Wage$39.89$42.47-6.07%
Annual Salary$82,980$88,340-6.07%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Erie Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,980 or $39.89 per hour which is 6% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageErieU.S.%
Hourly Wage$39.89$42.50-6.12%
Annual Salary$82,980$88,390-6.12%
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 Erie earns an average annual salary of $87,875 which compares to the Pennsylvania average annual salary of $88,340. per year.

Cost-of-living in Erie is 6% less than the Pennsylvania average, which means Erie 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.
  • Erie average salary is $82,980.
  • Erie cost-of-living adjusted salary is $87,875.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Erie$82,98094.43%$87,875
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 Erie, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $57,930 and $98,070 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $128,720, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $46,440, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year9Under $46,440
15%2 – 4 years14$46,440 – $57,930
25%5 – 9 years22$57,930 – $74,310
25%10 – 14 years22$74,310 – $98,070
15%15 – 20 years14$74,310 – $128,720
10%20+ years9Above $128,720
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 Social Workers ($42,350), Substance Abuse Counselors ($45,190), Health Care Social Workers ($55,570), School Psychologists ($63,460), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($80,000).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$82,980
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$80,000
School Psychologists$63,460
Health Care Social Workers$55,570
Substance Abuse Counselors$45,190
Social Workers$42,350
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Erie Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Erie is 90.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,980 per year or $39.89 per hour in Erie.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Erie Psychology Teachers earn an average of $87,875 per year or $42 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Erie are Psychology Teachers($82,980), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($80,000), School Psychologists($63,460).


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