Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Reading is 50.
  • Psychology Teachers in Reading earn an average of $82,630 per year or $39.73 per hour.
  • The percentage of Pennsylvania Psychology Teachers who work in Reading is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Reading is less than 1%.

Rankings for Reading

  • Ranks #11 in Pennsylvania for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #9 in Pennsylvania for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #69 in the nation for salary and #105 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #111 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Pennsylvania

Reading Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,630 or $39.73 per hour which is 6% less than the Pennsylvania average salary of $88,340.

AverageReadingPennsylvania% Difference
Hourly Wage$39.73$42.47-6.46%
Annual Salary$82,630$88,340-6.46%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Reading Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,630 or $39.73 per hour which is 6% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageReadingU.S.%
Hourly Wage$39.73$42.50-6.52%
Annual Salary$82,630$88,390-6.52%
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 Reading earns an average annual salary of $84,291 which compares to the Pennsylvania average annual salary of $88,340. per year.

Cost-of-living in Reading is 2% less than the Pennsylvania average, which means Reading 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.
  • Reading average salary is $82,630.
  • Reading cost-of-living adjusted salary is $84,291.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Reading$82,63098.03%$84,291
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 Reading, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,690 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 $123,630, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $38,640, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year5Under $38,640
15%2 – 4 years8$38,640 – $61,690
25%5 – 9 years12$61,690 – $79,740
25%10 – 14 years12$79,740 – $98,070
15%15 – 20 years8$79,740 – $123,630
10%20+ years5Above $123,630
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 $82,630, Reading Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($83,650).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,920), Social Workers ($47,000), Marriage and Family Therapists ($55,430), Health Care Social Workers ($58,150), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($71,390).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$83,650
Psychology Teachers$82,630
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$71,390
Health Care Social Workers$58,150
Marriage and Family Therapists$55,430
Social Workers$47,000
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,920
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Reading Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Reading is 50.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,630 per year or $39.73 per hour in Reading.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Reading Psychology Teachers earn an average of $84,291 per year or $41 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Reading are School Psychologists($83,650), Psychology Teachers($82,630), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($71,390).


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