Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary psychology teachers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary psychology teachers amongst Louisiana 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,170
25th Percentile Wage
$36,960
50th Percentile Wage
$57,370
75th Percentile Wage
$76,800
90th Percentile Wage
$107,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology teachers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,170.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary psychology teachers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary psychology teachers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201557,3703.02%3.31%
201455,640-8.81%-
201360,5408.37%-
201255,470--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Louisiana ranges from $68,260 to $70,310. The highest paying area for postsecondary psychology teachers in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $70,310. The lowest paying area is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $68,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$70,310
Baton Rouge
$68,260


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