Postsecondary Communications Teacher Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary communications teachers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary communications teachers amongst Pennsylvania areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Communications Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,940
25th Percentile Wage
$50,720
50th Percentile Wage
$69,110
75th Percentile Wage
$91,960
90th Percentile Wage
$119,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary communications teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,940.

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
$69,110
3.55% 7.39%
2016
$66,660
-0.24% -
2015
$66,820
1.35% -
2014
$65,920
-3.60% -
2013
$68,290
6.28% -
2012
$64,000
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Communications Teachers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary communications teachers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary communications teachers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $59,110 to $79,120. The highest paying area for postsecondary communications teachers in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington with a median annual salary of $79,120. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $74,260). The lowest paying area is Lancaster with a median annual salary of $59,110.

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




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