The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary chemistry teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary chemistry teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$44,710|
|25th Percentile Wage||$60,300|
|50th Percentile Wage||$91,530|
|75th Percentile Wage||$121,180|
|90th Percentile Wage||$172,750|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary chemistry teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $172,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $44,710.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $91,530, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is the second highest paying city for postsecondary chemistry teachers in state of Pennsylvania, following the highest paying city Philadelphia (median annual salary of $93,610). Compared with Philadelphia, the median annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 2.2 percent (2.2%) lower.
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