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Clergy Salary Information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of clergy in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of clergy 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 Clergy in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,130
25th Percentile Wage
$31,990
50th Percentile Wage
$41,410
75th Percentile Wage
$49,900
90th Percentile Wage
$80,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clergy 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 $80,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,410
14.15% 15.82%
2016
$35,550
-38.48% -
2015
$49,230
-4.33% -
2014
$51,360
32.13% -
2012
$34,860
- -

Table 3. Compare Clergy Salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $41,410 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for clergy in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of clergy in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 34.3 percent (34.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area and 31.4 percent (31.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$63,000
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$61,950
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$52,520
Philadelphia
$52,410
Newark-Union
$48,790
Lancaster
$47,700
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$47,120
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$44,550
Altoona
$43,890
York-Hanover
$43,450
Reading
$43,240
State College
$43,030
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$42,940
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$41,460
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$41,410
Pittsburgh
$34,170
Erie
$30,820
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,630
Johnstown
$28,420



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