Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.
  • Psychology Teachers in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $90,150 per year or $43.34 per hour.
  • The percentage of Pennsylvania Psychology Teachers who work in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #4 in Pennsylvania for salary and #19 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in Pennsylvania for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #37 in the nation for salary and #365 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #75 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Pennsylvania

Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $90,150 or $43.34 per hour which is 2% more than the Pennsylvania average salary of $88,340.

AverageWestern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan AreaPennsylvania% Difference
Hourly Wage$43.34$42.472.05%
Annual Salary$90,150$88,3402.05%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $90,150 or $43.34 per hour which is 1% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageWestern Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$43.34$42.501.99%
Annual Salary$90,150$88,3901.99%
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 Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $100,805 which compares to the Pennsylvania average annual salary of $88,340. per year.

Cost-of-living in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is 11% less than the Pennsylvania average, which means Western 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.
  • Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $90,150.
  • Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $100,805.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area$90,15089.43%$100,805
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 Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,010 and $101,010 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $128,700, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $47,730, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year8Under $47,730
15%2 – 4 years12$47,730 – $61,010
25%5 – 9 years20$61,010 – $77,760
25%10 – 14 years20$77,760 – $101,010
15%15 – 20 years12$77,760 – $128,700
10%20+ years8Above $128,700
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 ($44,010), Marriage and Family Therapists ($46,370), Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,970), Health Care Social Workers ($54,330), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($70,120).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$90,150
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$70,120
Health Care Social Workers$54,330
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,970
Marriage and Family Therapists$46,370
Social Workers$44,010
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area is 80.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $90,150 per year or $43.34 per hour in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $100,805 per year or $48 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Western Pennsylvania Nonmetropolitan Area are Psychology Teachers($90,150), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($70,120), Health Care Social Workers($54,330).


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