Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teacher Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers among Pennsylvania cities 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 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,530
25th Percentile Wage
$58,540
50th Percentile Wage
$84,920
75th Percentile Wage
$114,920
90th Percentile Wage
$152,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,920
9.44% 2.85%
2016
$76,900
-0.44% -
2015
$77,240
4.60% -
2014
$73,690
-8.45% -
2013
$79,920
-3.23% -
2012
$82,500
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $63,500 to $121,850. The highest paying area for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in Pennsylvania is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with a median annual salary of $121,850. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $96,710). The lowest paying area is Scranton--Wilkes-Barre with a median annual salary of $63,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$121,850
Philadelphia
$96,710
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$90,520
Pittsburgh
$85,420
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$63,500




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