Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 1,330.
  • Psychology Teachers in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington earn an average of $90,210 per year or $43.37 per hour.
  • The percentage of Pennsylvania Psychology Teachers who work in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 4%.

Rankings for Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington

  • Ranks #3 in Pennsylvania for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Pennsylvania for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #36 in the nation for salary and #56 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #3 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Pennsylvania

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Psychology Teachers earn an average of $90,210 or $43.37 per hour which is 2% more than the Pennsylvania average salary of $88,340.

AveragePhiladelphia-Camden-WilmingtonPennsylvania% Difference
Hourly Wage$43.37$42.472.12%
Annual Salary$90,210$88,3402.12%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Psychology Teachers earn an average of $90,210 or $43.37 per hour which is 2% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AveragePhiladelphia-Camden-WilmingtonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$43.37$42.502.06%
Annual Salary$90,210$88,3902.06%
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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington earns an average annual salary of $88,225 which compares to the Pennsylvania average annual salary of $88,340. per year.

Cost-of-living in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 2% higher than the Pennsylvania average, which means Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington residents have an overall higher 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.
  • Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington average salary is $90,210.
  • Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington cost-of-living adjusted salary is $88,225.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington$90,210102.25%$88,225
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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $62,840 and $100,520 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $133,040, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $50,870, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year133Under $50,870
15%2 – 4 years200$50,870 – $62,840
25%5 – 9 years332$62,840 – $79,600
25%10 – 14 years332$79,600 – $100,520
15%15 – 20 years200$79,600 – $133,040
10%20+ years133Above $133,040
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 $90,210, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($102,980).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($52,750), Substance Abuse Counselors ($53,770), Health Care Social Workers ($64,820), Marriage and Family Therapists ($72,060), School Psychologists ($85,340), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($87,880).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$102,980
Psychology Teachers$90,210
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$87,880
School Psychologists$85,340
Marriage and Family Therapists$72,060
Health Care Social Workers$64,820
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,770
Social Workers$52,750
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 1,330.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $90,210 per year or $43.37 per hour in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Psychology Teachers earn an average of $88,225 per year or $42 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington are Forensic Psychologists($102,980), Psychology Teachers($90,210), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($87,880).


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