Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Olympia-Tumwater is 70.
  • Psychology Teachers in Olympia-Tumwater earn an average of $66,620 per year or $32.03 per hour.
  • The percentage of Washington Psychology Teachers who work in Olympia-Tumwater is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Olympia-Tumwater is less than 1%.

Rankings for Olympia-Tumwater

  • Ranks #2 in Washington for salary and #3 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Washington for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #124 in the nation for salary and #38 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #86 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Washington

Olympia-Tumwater Psychology Teachers earn an average of $66,620 or $32.03 per hour which is 10% less than the Washington average salary of $74,460.

AverageOlympia-TumwaterWashington% Difference
Hourly Wage$32.03$35.80-10.53%
Annual Salary$66,620$74,460-10.53%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Olympia-Tumwater Psychology Teachers earn an average of $66,620 or $32.03 per hour which is 24% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageOlympia-TumwaterU.S.%
Hourly Wage$32.03$42.50-24.63%
Annual Salary$66,620$88,390-24.63%
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 Olympia-Tumwater earns an average annual salary of $64,027 which compares to the Washington average annual salary of $74,460. per year.

Cost-of-living in Olympia-Tumwater is 4% higher than the Washington average, which means Olympia-Tumwater residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Washington average.

  • Washington average salary is $74,460.
  • Washington cost-of-living adjusted salary is $69,355.
  • Olympia-Tumwater average salary is $66,620.
  • Olympia-Tumwater cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,027.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Olympia-Tumwater$66,620104.05%$64,027
Washington$74,460107.36%$69,355
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 Olympia-Tumwater, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $56,500 and $72,960 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $93,610, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $56,500, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year7Under $56,500
15%2 – 4 years10$56,500 – $56,500
25%5 – 9 years18$56,500 – $56,500
25%10 – 14 years18$56,500 – $72,960
15%15 – 20 years10$56,500 – $93,610
10%20+ years7Above $93,610
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 $66,620, Olympia-Tumwater Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($113,810), School Psychologists ($100,320), and Health Care Social Workers ($73,960).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($53,840), and Social Workers ($63,800).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$113,810
School Psychologists$100,320
Health Care Social Workers$73,960
Psychology Teachers$66,620
Social Workers$63,800
Substance Abuse Counselors$53,840
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Olympia-Tumwater Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Olympia-Tumwater is 70.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $66,620 per year or $32.03 per hour in Olympia-Tumwater.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Olympia-Tumwater Psychology Teachers earn an average of $64,027 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Olympia-Tumwater are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($113,810), School Psychologists($100,320), Health Care Social Workers($73,960).


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