Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Harrisburg-Carlisle is 150.
  • Psychology Teachers in Harrisburg-Carlisle earn an average of $87,420 per year or $42.03 per hour.
  • The percentage of Pennsylvania Psychology Teachers who work in Harrisburg-Carlisle is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Harrisburg-Carlisle is less than 1%.

Rankings for Harrisburg-Carlisle

  • Ranks #6 in Pennsylvania for salary and #8 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #4 in Pennsylvania for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #49 in the nation for salary and #136 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #42 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Pennsylvania

Harrisburg-Carlisle Psychology Teachers earn an average of $87,420 or $42.03 per hour which is 1% less than the Pennsylvania average salary of $88,340.

AverageHarrisburg-CarlislePennsylvania% Difference
Hourly Wage$42.03$42.47-1.04%
Annual Salary$87,420$88,340-1.04%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Harrisburg-Carlisle Psychology Teachers earn an average of $87,420 or $42.03 per hour which is 1% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageHarrisburg-CarlisleU.S.%
Hourly Wage$42.03$42.50-1.10%
Annual Salary$87,420$88,390-1.10%
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 Harrisburg-Carlisle earns an average annual salary of $90,609 which compares to the Pennsylvania average annual salary of $88,340. per year.

Cost-of-living in Harrisburg-Carlisle is 4% less than the Pennsylvania average, which means Harrisburg-Carlisle 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.
  • Harrisburg-Carlisle average salary is $87,420.
  • Harrisburg-Carlisle cost-of-living adjusted salary is $90,609.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Harrisburg-Carlisle$87,42096.48%$90,609
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 Harrisburg-Carlisle, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,010 and $99,150 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $130,810, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $49,390, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year15Under $49,390
15%2 – 4 years22$49,390 – $61,010
25%5 – 9 years38$61,010 – $77,760
25%10 – 14 years38$77,760 – $99,150
15%15 – 20 years22$77,760 – $130,810
10%20+ years15Above $130,810
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 ($51,100), Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,690), Marriage and Family Therapists ($55,940), Health Care Social Workers ($62,680), School Psychologists ($77,010), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($84,570).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$87,420
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$84,570
School Psychologists$77,010
Health Care Social Workers$62,680
Marriage and Family Therapists$55,940
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,690
Social Workers$51,100
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Harrisburg-Carlisle Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Harrisburg-Carlisle is 150.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $87,420 per year or $42.03 per hour in Harrisburg-Carlisle.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Harrisburg-Carlisle Psychology Teachers earn an average of $90,609 per year or $44 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Harrisburg-Carlisle are Psychology Teachers($87,420), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($84,570), School Psychologists($77,010).


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