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Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary Information in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary chemistry teachers in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary chemistry teachers in Harrisburg-Carlisle 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 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,550
25th Percentile Wage
$55,250
50th Percentile Wage
$81,800
75th Percentile Wage
$103,500
90th Percentile Wage
$131,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary chemistry teachers in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,550.

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
$81,800
4.93% 10.87%
2016
$77,770
3.99% -
2015
$74,670
-0.13% -
2014
$74,770
-6.39% -
2013
$79,550
8.35% -
2012
$72,910
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary in Harrisburg-Carlisle with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $81,800 in Harrisburg-Carlisle is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary chemistry teachers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary chemistry teachers in Harrisburg-Carlisle is 12.6 percent (12.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Philadelphia and 16.7 percent (16.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lancaster.

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 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania.