Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.
  • Psychology Teachers in Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $93,150 per year or $44.78 per hour.
  • The percentage of Pennsylvania Psychology Teachers who work in Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #1 in Pennsylvania for salary and #20 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #10 in Pennsylvania for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #24 in the nation for salary and #364 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #130 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Pennsylvania

Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $93,150 or $44.78 per hour which is 5% more than the Pennsylvania average salary of $88,340.

AverageSouthern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan AreaPennsylvania% Difference
Hourly Wage$44.78$42.475.44%
Annual Salary$93,150$88,3405.44%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $93,150 or $44.78 per hour which is 5% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageSouthern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$44.78$42.505.39%
Annual Salary$93,150$88,3905.39%
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 Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $104,160 which compares to the Pennsylvania average annual salary of $88,340. per year.

Cost-of-living in Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is 11% less than the Pennsylvania average, which means Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area 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.
  • Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $93,150.
  • Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $104,160.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area$93,15089.43%$104,160
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 Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $77,030 and $124,970 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $124,970, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $61,750, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $61,750
15%2 – 4 years6$61,750 – $77,030
25%5 – 9 years10$77,030 – $80,970
25%10 – 14 years10$80,970 – $124,970
15%15 – 20 years6$80,970 – $124,970
10%20+ years4Above $124,970
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 ($43,340), Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,350), Health Care Social Workers ($53,420), School Psychologists ($68,290), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($73,950).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$93,150
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$73,950
School Psychologists$68,290
Health Care Social Workers$53,420
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,350
Social Workers$43,340
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $93,150 per year or $44.78 per hour in Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $104,160 per year or $50 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Southern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($93,150), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($73,950), School Psychologists($68,290).


Additional Salary Reports for Psychology Teachers in Pennsylvania cities and Metros and U.S. States.

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