Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 160.
  • Psychology Teachers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis earn an average of $85,400 per year or $41.06 per hour.
  • The percentage of Wisconsin Psychology Teachers who work in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Psychology Teachers who work in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is less than 1%.

Rankings for Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis

  • Ranks #2 in Wisconsin for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Wisconsin for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #58 in the nation for salary and #153 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #41 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Wisconsin

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Psychology Teachers earn an average of $85,400 or $41.06 per hour which is 5% more than the Wisconsin average salary of $81,270.

AverageMilwaukee-Waukesha-West AllisWisconsin% Difference
Hourly Wage$41.06$39.075.08%
Annual Salary$85,400$81,2705.08%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Psychology Teachers earn an average of $85,400 or $41.06 per hour which is 3% less than the U.S. average salary of $88,390.

AverageMilwaukee-Waukesha-West AllisU.S.%
Hourly Wage$41.06$42.50-3.38%
Annual Salary$85,400$88,390-3.38%
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 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis earns an average annual salary of $89,023 which compares to the Wisconsin average annual salary of $81,270. per year.

Cost-of-living in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 4% less than the Wisconsin average, which means Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Wisconsin average.

  • Wisconsin average salary is $81,270.
  • Wisconsin cost-of-living adjusted salary is $87,209.
  • Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis average salary is $85,400.
  • Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis cost-of-living adjusted salary is $89,023.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis$85,40095.93%$89,023
Wisconsin$81,27093.19%$87,209
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 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, 50% of Psychology Teachers earn between $62,540 and $102,950 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Psychology Teachers earn more than $133,890, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Psychology Teachers.

Approximately 10% of Psychology Teachers earn under $38,680, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Psychology Teachers.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year16Under $38,680
15%2 – 4 years24$38,680 – $62,540
25%5 – 9 years40$62,540 – $79,790
25%10 – 14 years40$79,790 – $102,950
15%15 – 20 years24$79,790 – $133,890
10%20+ years16Above $133,890
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 $85,400, Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Psychology Teachers tend to earn less than Forensic Psychologists ($90,700).

However, Psychology Teachers tend to earn more than Substance Abuse Counselors ($49,020), Social Workers ($50,040), Marriage and Family Therapists ($59,910), Health Care Social Workers ($62,470), School Psychologists ($77,420), and Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($85,380).

TitleAnnual Salary
Forensic Psychologists$90,700
Psychology Teachers$85,400
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$85,380
School Psychologists$77,420
Health Care Social Workers$62,470
Marriage and Family Therapists$59,910
Social Workers$50,040
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,020
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Psychology Teachers

The number of Psychology Teachers currently employed in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 160.

Psychology Teachers earn an average of $85,400 per year or $41.06 per hour in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Psychology Teachers earn an average of $89,023 per year or $43 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis are Forensic Psychologists($90,700), Psychology Teachers($85,400), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($85,380).


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