Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary psychology teachers in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary psychology teachers among Rhode Island 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$146,210
75th Percentile Wage
$114,820
50th Percentile Wage
$87,320
25th Percentile Wage
$66,270
10th Percentile Wage
$51,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology teachers in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $146,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,850.

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

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

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $87,320 -0.57%
2013 $87,820 1.18%
2012 $86,800 3.77%
2011 $83,650 12.71%
2010 $74,220 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Rhode Island from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 17.65%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.18%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.77% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 12.71% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Wage in Rhode Island vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Psychology Teachers in Rhode Island Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in some Rhode Island cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Rhode Island ranges from $83,040 to $88,100. The highest paying area for postsecondary psychology teachers in Rhode Island is Norwich-New London with a median annual salary of $88,100. The lowest paying area is Providence-Fall River-Warwick with a median annual salary of $83,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Norwich-New London
$88,100
Providence-Fall River-Warwick
$83,040

Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary by State

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