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Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

A Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary earns an average salary of $49,056 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$34,617 - $74,041
(Median)
$35K
$49K
$74K
MEDIAN: $49,056
10%
50%
90%

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$12.77 - $46.46
(Median)
$13
$21
$46
MEDIAN: $20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,617 - $74,041  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $49,316  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,891 - $90,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.77 - $46.46  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $49,316  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$33,891 - $90,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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

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

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Experience Affects Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 14%