Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement 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 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,230
25th Percentile Wage
$50,900
50th Percentile Wage
$65,120
75th Percentile Wage
$87,930
90th Percentile Wage
$115,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,120
6.22% -4.39%
2016
$61,070
-2.34% -
2015
$62,500
-0.72% -
2014
$62,950
-8.47% -
2013
$68,280
0.44% -
2012
$67,980
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $60,790 to $75,690. The highest paying area for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $75,690. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Harrisburg-Carlisle (mean annual salary $73,300). The lowest paying area is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$75,690
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$73,300
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$68,990
Philadelphia
$68,380
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$65,260
Pittsburgh
$64,950
Reading
$64,490
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$62,210
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$60,790




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