Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary biological science teachers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary biological science teachers among Pennsylvania 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 Biological Science Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,740
25th Percentile Wage
$56,160
50th Percentile Wage
$74,550
75th Percentile Wage
$98,420
90th Percentile Wage
$127,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological science teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,740.

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 biological science teachers in Pennsylvania 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 biological science teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,550-1.86%-15.05%
201575,940-4.58%-
201479,420-10.69%-
201387,9102.43%-
201285,770--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary biological science teachers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $60,700 to $92,540. The highest paying area for postsecondary biological science teachers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $92,540. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (mean annual salary $89,490). The lowest paying area is Johnstown with a median annual salary of $60,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$92,540
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$89,490
Philadelphia
$84,020
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$80,790
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$75,280
Lancaster
$74,090
Reading
$71,550
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$70,150
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$68,010
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$67,610
Pittsburgh
$64,840
Johnstown
$60,700


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