Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary Salary

The average salary for a Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary is $49,394 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$30,838 - $74,055
(Median)
$31K
$49K
$74K
MEDIAN: $49,393
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50%
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$12.12 - $45.99
(Median)
$12
$21
$46
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$30,838 - $74,055  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,000  
Profit Sharing
$19,653  
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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$30,868 - $91,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $45.99  
   
Overtime
$60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$19,653  
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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$30,868 - $91,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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 6%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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