Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in Georgia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,460
25th Percentile Wage
$55,560
50th Percentile Wage
$71,970
75th Percentile Wage
$90,640
90th Percentile Wage
$120,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology teachers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,460.

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
$71,970
9.64% 14.63%
2016
$65,030
7.29% -
2015
$60,290
0.17% -
2014
$60,190
-1.00% -
2013
$60,790
-1.07% -
2012
$61,440
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Georgia ranges from $49,520 to $69,150. The highest paying area for postsecondary psychology teachers in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $69,150. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is East Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $66,400). The lowest paying area is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $49,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$69,150
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$66,400
Savannah
$64,240
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$59,940
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$54,680
Gainesville
$49,520




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