Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land is 590.
  • Psychology Teachers in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land earn an average of $78,930 per year or $37.95 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Psychology Teachers who work in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land is 2%.

Rankings for Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land

  • Ranks #5 in Texas for salary and #5 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #89 in the nation for salary and #79 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #7 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Psychology Teachers earn an average of $78,930 or $37.95 per hour which is 10% more than the Texas average salary of $71,240.

AverageHouston-The Woodlands-Sugar LandTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$37.95$34.2510.79%
Annual Salary$78,930$71,24010.79%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Psychology Teachers earn an average of $78,930 or $37.95 per hour which is 10% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageHouston-The Woodlands-Sugar LandU.S.%
Hourly Wage$37.95$42.50-10.70%
Annual Salary$78,930$88,390-10.70%
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 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land earns an average annual salary of $78,875 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $71,240. per year.

Cost-of-living in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land is 0% higher than the Texas average, which means Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 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.
  • Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land average salary is $78,930.
  • Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land cost-of-living adjusted salary is $78,875.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land$78,930100.07%$78,875
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 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $61,970 and $99,330 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $116,160, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $31,010, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year59Under $31,010
15%2 – 4 years88$31,010 – $61,970
25%5 – 9 years148$61,970 – $78,200
25%10 – 14 years148$78,200 – $99,330
15%15 – 20 years88$78,200 – $116,160
10%20+ years59Above $116,160
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 $78,930, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($105,420), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($85,720).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Social Workers ($50,530), Substance Abuse Counselors ($50,840), Marriage and Family Therapists ($58,550), Health Care Social Workers ($65,140), and School Psychologists ($73,770).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$105,420
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$85,720
Psychology Teachers$78,930
School Psychologists$73,770
Health Care Social Workers$65,140
Marriage and Family Therapists$58,550
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,840
Social Workers$50,530
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land is 590.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $78,930 per year or $37.95 per hour in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Psychology Teachers earn an average of $78,875 per year or $38 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land are Forensic Psychologists($105,420), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($85,720), Psychology Teachers($78,930).


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