Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News is 230.
  • Psychology Teachers in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News earn an average of $80,410 per year or $38.66 per hour.
  • The percentage of Virginia Psychology Teachers who work in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News is 1%.

Rankings for Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News

  • Ranks #2 in Virginia for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Virginia for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #86 in the nation for salary and #145 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #33 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Virginia

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Psychology Teachers earn an average of $80,410 or $38.66 per hour which is 3% less than the Virginia average salary of $83,580.

AverageVirginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport NewsVirginia% Difference
Hourly Wage$38.66$40.18-3.79%
Annual Salary$80,410$83,580-3.79%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Psychology Teachers earn an average of $80,410 or $38.66 per hour which is 9% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageVirginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport NewsU.S.%
Hourly Wage$38.66$42.50-9.03%
Annual Salary$80,410$88,390-9.03%
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 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News earns an average annual salary of $83,604 which compares to the Virginia average annual salary of $83,580. per year.

Cost-of-living in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News is 4% less than the Virginia average, which means Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Virginia average.

  • Virginia average salary is $83,580.
  • Virginia cost-of-living adjusted salary is $82,769.
  • Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News average salary is $80,410.
  • Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News cost-of-living adjusted salary is $83,604.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News$80,41096.18%$83,604
Virginia$83,580100.98%$82,769
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 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $62,230 and $101,100 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $104,330, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $46,400, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year23Under $46,400
15%2 – 4 years34$46,400 – $62,230
25%5 – 9 years58$62,230 – $79,160
25%10 – 14 years58$79,160 – $101,100
15%15 – 20 years34$79,160 – $104,330
10%20+ years23Above $104,330
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 $80,410, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($110,140), and Forensic Psychologists ($98,700).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($50,140), Substance Abuse Counselors ($51,470), Social Workers ($54,170), Health Care Social Workers ($54,560), and School Psychologists ($76,850).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$110,140
Forensic Psychologists$98,700
Psychology Teachers$80,410
School Psychologists$76,850
Health Care Social Workers$54,560
Social Workers$54,170
Substance Abuse Counselors$51,470
Marriage and Family Therapists$50,140
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News is 230.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $80,410 per year or $38.66 per hour in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Psychology Teachers earn an average of $83,604 per year or $40 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($110,140), Forensic Psychologists($98,700), Psychology Teachers($80,410).


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