Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teacher Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers among Pennsylvania 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 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,280
25th Percentile Wage
$57,550
50th Percentile Wage
$79,730
75th Percentile Wage
$108,790
90th Percentile Wage
$146,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $146,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,730
12.93% 6.42%
2016
$69,420
-2.51% -
2015
$71,160
0.94% -
2014
$70,490
-9.65% -
2013
$77,290
3.47% -
2012
$74,610
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $59,090 to $110,030. The highest paying area for postsecondary area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington with a median annual salary of $110,030. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $96,370). The lowest paying area is Harrisburg-Carlisle with a median annual salary of $59,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$110,030
Newark-Union
$96,370
Philadelphia
$95,790
Pittsburgh
$67,440
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$59,090




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