Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary psychology teachers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary psychology teachers among Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Psychology Teachers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,320
25th Percentile Wage
$54,740
50th Percentile Wage
$68,190
75th Percentile Wage
$85,270
90th Percentile Wage
$109,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology teachers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary psychology teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,190
4.87% 15.82%
2016
$64,870
-4.24% -
2015
$67,620
5.12% -
2014
$64,160
0.79% -
2013
$63,650
9.82% -
2012
$57,400
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Psychology Teachers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Alabama ranges from $60,560 to $75,690. The highest paying area for postsecondary psychology teachers in Alabama is Tuscaloosa with a median annual salary of $75,690. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Birmingham-Hoover (mean annual salary $71,930). The lowest paying area is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $60,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tuscaloosa
$75,690
Birmingham-Hoover
$71,930
Montgomery
$60,940
Huntsville
$60,560




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