Postsecondary Computer Science Teacher Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary computer science teachers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary computer science teachers among Pennsylvania cities 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 Computer Science Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,620
25th Percentile Wage
$54,130
50th Percentile Wage
$77,910
75th Percentile Wage
$108,600
90th Percentile Wage
$149,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary computer science teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $149,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,910
0.91% 8.43%
2016
$77,200
-3.72% -
2015
$80,070
5.53% -
2014
$75,640
2.13% -
2013
$74,030
3.63% -
2012
$71,340
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary computer science teachers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary computer science teachers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $55,930 to $105,670. The highest paying area for postsecondary computer science teachers in Pennsylvania is Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $105,670. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $99,700). The lowest paying area is York-Hanover with a median annual salary of $55,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$105,670
Newark-Union
$99,700
Philadelphia
$86,750
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$84,580
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$82,040
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$79,940
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$79,900
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$75,850
Lancaster
$75,560
Pittsburgh
$75,340
Erie
$75,140
Reading
$73,300
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$73,280
York-Hanover
$55,930




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