Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is 530.
  • Psychology Teachers in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington earn an average of $80,480 per year or $38.69 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Psychology Teachers who work in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is 1%.

Rankings for Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

  • Ranks #4 in Texas for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #85 in the nation for salary and #34 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #9 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Psychology Teachers earn an average of $80,480 or $38.69 per hour which is 12% more than the Texas average salary of $71,240.

AverageDallas-Fort Worth-ArlingtonTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$38.69$34.2512.97%
Annual Salary$80,480$71,24012.97%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Psychology Teachers earn an average of $80,480 or $38.69 per hour which is 8% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageDallas-Fort Worth-ArlingtonU.S.%
Hourly Wage$38.69$42.50-8.95%
Annual Salary$80,480$88,390-8.95%
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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington earns an average annual salary of $76,604 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $71,240. per year.

Cost-of-living in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is 5% higher than the Texas average, which means Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Texas average.

  • Texas average salary is $71,240.
  • Texas cost-of-living adjusted salary is $71,569.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington average salary is $80,480.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington cost-of-living adjusted salary is $76,604.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington$80,480105.06%$76,604
Texas$71,24099.54%$71,569
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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,580 and $103,750 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $133,410, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $18,400, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year53Under $18,400
15%2 – 4 years80$18,400 – $61,580
25%5 – 9 years132$61,580 – $79,620
25%10 – 14 years132$79,620 – $103,750
15%15 – 20 years80$79,620 – $133,410
10%20+ years53Above $133,410
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 $80,480, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($103,760), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($86,300).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($51,540), Substance Abuse Counselors ($52,660), Marriage and Family Therapists ($59,690), Health Care Social Workers ($67,020), and School Psychologists ($73,600).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$103,760
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$86,300
Psychology Teachers$80,480
School Psychologists$73,600
Health Care Social Workers$67,020
Marriage and Family Therapists$59,690
Substance Abuse Counselors$52,660
Social Workers$51,540
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is 530.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $80,480 per year or $38.69 per hour in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Psychology Teachers earn an average of $76,604 per year or $37 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington are Forensic Psychologists($103,760), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($86,300), Psychology Teachers($80,480).


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