Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

The average salary for a Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary is $44,779 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$20,134 - $51,992
$20K
$45K
$52K
MEDIAN: $44,787
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Salary $20,134 - $51,992
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$20,298 - $91,112
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary

A psychology teacher at a postsecondary institution administers knowledge about psychology. Some classes will involve knowledge about basic psychology theories and the psychologists who initiated them, while others will teach more complicated theories. In some institutions, the teacher may be provided with a curriculum. In others, the teacher will have to come up with a curriculum and lesson plans.

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Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary Tasks

  • Maintain student records.
  • Attend organization meetings and interact with staff.
  • Grade assignments, quizzes and tests and provide feedback to students.
  • Work with students to improve understanding and explain course objectives.
  • Create course syllabi and learning objectives and deliver instruction.

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Key Stats for Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
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Experience Affects Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
None:
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