Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary economics teachers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary economics teachers amongst 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 Economics Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,790
25th Percentile Wage
$71,430
50th Percentile Wage
$97,720
75th Percentile Wage
$135,860
90th Percentile Wage
$188,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary economics teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $188,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,720
9.89% 8.80%
2016
$88,060
0.74% -
2015
$87,410
1.72% -
2014
$85,910
-1.44% -
2013
$87,150
-2.26% -
2012
$89,120
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $75,380 to $126,110. The highest paying area for postsecondary economics teachers in Pennsylvania is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with a median annual salary of $126,110. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $120,300). The lowest paying area is Scranton--Wilkes-Barre with a median annual salary of $75,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$126,110
Philadelphia
$120,300
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$110,570
Newark-Union
$108,990
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$91,550
Pittsburgh
$91,510
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$84,250
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$76,670
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$75,380




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