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

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary communications teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary communications 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 Communications Teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,630
25th Percentile Wage
$51,040
50th Percentile Wage
$69,490
75th Percentile Wage
$86,450
90th Percentile Wage
$118,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary communications 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 $118,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,490
17.86% 6.97%
2016
$57,080
1.24% -
2015
$56,370
0.75% -
2014
$55,950
-14.60% -
2013
$64,120
-0.83% -
2012
$64,650
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $69,490 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary communications teachers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary communications teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 12.2 percent (12.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington and 14.9 percent (14.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lancaster.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$79,120
Philadelphia
$74,260
Newark-Union
$73,930
Erie
$72,730
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$72,380
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$69,600
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$69,490
Reading
$67,170
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$66,030
Pittsburgh
$64,930
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$64,080
Lancaster
$59,110



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