Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.
  • Psychology Teachers in East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $76,450 per year or $36.75 per hour.
  • The percentage of South Dakota Psychology Teachers who work in East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #1 in South Dakota for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in South Dakota for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #99 in the nation for salary and #361 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #128 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to South Dakota

East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $76,450 or $36.75 per hour which is 4% more than the South Dakota average salary of $72,830.

AverageEast South Dakota Nonmetropolitan AreaSouth Dakota% Difference
Hourly Wage$36.75$35.014.97%
Annual Salary$76,450$72,8304.97%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $76,450 or $36.75 per hour which is 13% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageEast South Dakota Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$36.75$42.50-13.51%
Annual Salary$76,450$88,390-13.51%
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 East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $85,381 which compares to the South Dakota average annual salary of $72,830. per year.

Cost-of-living in East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is 10% less than the South Dakota average, which means East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to South Dakota average.

  • South Dakota average salary is $72,830.
  • South Dakota cost-of-living adjusted salary is $79,578.
  • East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $76,450.
  • East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $85,381.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area$76,45089.54%$85,381
South Dakota$72,83091.52%$79,578
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 East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,350 and $97,340 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $103,610, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $48,720, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year4Under $48,720
15%2 – 4 years6$48,720 – $61,350
25%5 – 9 years10$61,350 – $77,100
25%10 – 14 years10$77,100 – $97,340
15%15 – 20 years6$77,100 – $103,610
10%20+ years4Above $103,610
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 $76,450, East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($89,020).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Health Care Social Workers ($44,850), Social Workers ($45,320), and Substance Abuse Counselors ($46,210).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$89,020
Psychology Teachers$76,450
Substance Abuse Counselors$46,210
Social Workers$45,320
Health Care Social Workers$44,850
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area is 40.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $76,450 per year or $36.75 per hour in East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area Psychology Teachers earn an average of $85,381 per year or $41 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in East South Dakota Nonmetropolitan Area are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($89,020), Psychology Teachers($76,450), Substance Abuse Counselors($46,210).


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