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Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary Information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$91,530
2.31% 19.08%
2016
$89,420
1.90% -
2015
$87,720
9.13% -
2014
$79,710
4.55% -
2013
$76,080
2.64% -
2012
$74,070
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with Other Pennsylvania Cities

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.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$93,610
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$91,530
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$85,890
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$81,800
Newark-Union
$80,420
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$80,130
Erie
$77,000
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$75,320
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$73,710
Pittsburgh
$72,430
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$71,760
Lancaster
$68,180



See also: Top paying jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania.