The average salary for a Psychology Teacher, Postsecondary is $45,973 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.

$24,088 - $62,188
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MEDIAN: $45,972
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,088 - $62,188  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,640 - $66,114  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.65  
   
Overtime
$150.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
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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$20,640 - $66,114  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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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 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 89%
dental benefits
None:
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