Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary psychology teachers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary psychology teachers among Florida areas 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,190
25th Percentile Wage
$58,240
50th Percentile Wage
$76,300
75th Percentile Wage
$95,320
90th Percentile Wage
$114,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology teachers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,190.

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
$76,300
-6.83% 1.91%
2016
$81,510
7.07% -
2015
$75,750
9.72% -
2014
$68,390
-11.60% -
2013
$76,320
1.94% -
2012
$74,840
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Florida ranges from $39,310 to $91,000. The highest paying area for postsecondary psychology teachers in Florida is Tallahassee with a median annual salary of $91,000. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach (mean annual salary $88,120). The lowest paying area is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $39,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tallahassee
$91,000
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$88,120
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$82,660
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$81,540
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$81,180
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$80,360
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$79,940
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$71,900
Jacksonville
$62,150
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$61,730
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$61,720
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$54,900
Ocala
$51,720
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$39,310




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