Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,300
25th Percentile Wage
$41,220
50th Percentile Wage
$63,750
75th Percentile Wage
$89,910
90th Percentile Wage
$127,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology teachers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,300.

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 Texas 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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,7508.27%4.20%
201558,480-6.16%-
201462,0802.79%-
201360,350-1.19%-
201261,070--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Texas ranges from $43,550 to $68,010. The highest paying area for postsecondary psychology teachers in Texas is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with a median annual salary of $68,010. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $65,700). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$68,010
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$65,700
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$65,100
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$63,780
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,460
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$62,250
Abilene
$62,090
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$59,660
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$59,610
Fort Worth-Arlington
$48,690
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$43,550


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