Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Salt Lake City is 120.
  • Psychology Teachers in Salt Lake City earn an average of $101,350 per year or $48.73 per hour.
  • The percentage of Utah Psychology Teachers who work in Salt Lake City is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Salt Lake City is less than 1%.

Rankings for Salt Lake City

  • Ranks #1 in Utah for salary and #1 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Utah for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #15 in the nation for salary and #111 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #53 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Utah

Salt Lake City Psychology Teachers earn an average of $101,350 or $48.73 per hour which is 5% more than the Utah average salary of $96,460.

AverageSalt Lake CityUtah% Difference
Hourly Wage$48.73$46.385.07%
Annual Salary$101,350$96,4605.07%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Salt Lake City Psychology Teachers earn an average of $101,350 or $48.73 per hour which is 14% more than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageSalt Lake CityU.S.%
Hourly Wage$48.73$42.5014.66%
Annual Salary$101,350$88,39014.66%
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 Salt Lake City earns an average annual salary of $103,715 which compares to the Utah average annual salary of $96,460. per year.

Cost-of-living in Salt Lake City is 2% less than the Utah average, which means Salt Lake City residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Utah average.

  • Utah average salary is $96,460.
  • Utah cost-of-living adjusted salary is $101,196.
  • Salt Lake City average salary is $101,350.
  • Salt Lake City cost-of-living adjusted salary is $103,715.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Salt Lake City$101,35097.72%$103,715
Utah$96,46095.32%$101,196
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 Salt Lake City, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $48,720 and $122,690 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $0, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $38,470, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year12Under $38,470
15%2 – 4 years18$38,470 – $48,720
25%5 – 9 years30$48,720 – $77,100
25%10 – 14 years30$77,100 – $122,690
15%15 – 20 years18$77,100 – $0
10%20+ years12Above $0
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 ($56,040), School Psychologists ($65,540), Substance Abuse Counselors ($68,370), Health Care Social Workers ($72,460), Forensic Psychologists ($90,640), Marriage and Family Therapists ($90,670), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($92,010).

TitleAnnual Salary
Psychology Teachers$101,350
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$92,010
Marriage and Family Therapists$90,670
Forensic Psychologists$90,640
Health Care Social Workers$72,460
Substance Abuse Counselors$68,370
School Psychologists$65,540
Social Workers$56,040
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Salt Lake City Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Salt Lake City is 120.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $101,350 per year or $48.73 per hour in Salt Lake City.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Salt Lake City Psychology Teachers earn an average of $103,715 per year or $50 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Salt Lake City are Psychology Teachers($101,350), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($92,010), Marriage and Family Therapists($90,670).


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