Salary for Postsecondary Psychology Teachers

Also known as:  Applied Psychology Professor, Child Development Professor, Clinical Psychology Professor, Educational Psychology Professor, Human Relations Professor, Industrial Psychology Professor, Industrial/Organizational Psychology Professor, Psychology Professor helps education professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Psychology teachers lead courses in topics such as cognitive psychology and behavioral psychology. They develop lectures, homework assignments, and exams, lead in class discussions, and may supervise the research efforts of graduate and undergraduate students. These professionals are required to stay informed on the changes in the field of psychology, and may conduct their own research and/or publish in peer-reviewed journals. The minimum educational requirement for this occupation is a Master's degree, although many pyschology teachers also hold doctoral degrees.

A Postsecondary Psychology Teacher can get a wage ranging between 56000 - 84000 depending on the level of seniority. Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary will normally receive a compensation of Seventy Two Thousand One Hundred dollars every year.

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary have the most lucrative average salary level in Delaware, where they earn average pay levels of approximating $87660.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 18.49 percent nationwide in that time.
Postsecondary Psychology Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $74,330
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $74,330