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Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary Information in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary chemistry teachers in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary chemistry teachers in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington 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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,510
25th Percentile Wage
$65,810
50th Percentile Wage
$85,890
75th Percentile Wage
$118,720
90th Percentile Wage
$153,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary chemistry teachers in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $46,510.

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
$85,890
1.25% 14.46%
2016
$84,820
0.59% -
2015
$84,320
2.10% -
2014
$82,550
0.64% -
2013
$82,020
10.42% -
2012
$73,470
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Chemistry Teacher Salary in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $85,890 in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington 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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 8.2 percent (8.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Philadelphia and 20.6 percent (20.6%) 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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania.