Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Lubbock is 90.
  • Psychology Teachers in Lubbock earn an average of $82,020 per year or $39.43 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Psychology Teachers who work in Lubbock is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Lubbock is less than 1%.

Rankings for Lubbock

  • Ranks #2 in Texas for salary and #11 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #72 in the nation for salary and #163 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #70 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

Lubbock Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,020 or $39.43 per hour which is 15% more than the Texas average salary of $71,240.

AverageLubbockTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$39.43$34.2515.13%
Annual Salary$82,020$71,24015.13%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Lubbock Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,020 or $39.43 per hour which is 7% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageLubbockU.S.%
Hourly Wage$39.43$42.50-7.21%
Annual Salary$82,020$88,390-7.21%
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 Lubbock earns an average annual salary of $85,795 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $71,240. per year.

Cost-of-living in Lubbock is 4% less than the Texas average, which means Lubbock residents have an overall less 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.
  • Lubbock average salary is $82,020.
  • Lubbock cost-of-living adjusted salary is $85,795.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Lubbock$82,02095.60%$85,795
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 Lubbock, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $77,210 and $81,370 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $103,630, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $48,670, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year9Under $48,670
15%2 – 4 years14$48,670 – $77,210
25%5 – 9 years22$77,210 – $81,370
25%10 – 14 years22$81,370 – $81,370
15%15 – 20 years14$81,370 – $103,630
10%20+ years9Above $103,630
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 Substance Abuse Counselors ($40,400), Social Workers ($44,470), School Psychologists ($50,870), Health Care Social Workers ($57,740), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($63,500).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$82,020
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$63,500
Health Care Social Workers$57,740
School Psychologists$50,870
Social Workers$44,470
Substance Abuse Counselors$40,400
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Lubbock Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Lubbock is 90.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $82,020 per year or $39.43 per hour in Lubbock.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Lubbock Psychology Teachers earn an average of $85,795 per year or $41 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Lubbock are Psychology Teachers($82,020), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($63,500), Health Care Social Workers($57,740).


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