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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,830
25th Percentile Wage
$46,390
50th Percentile Wage
$65,170
75th Percentile Wage
$104,190
90th Percentile Wage
$128,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education 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 $128,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,170
-3.61% -0.87%
2016
$67,520
7.27% -
2015
$62,610
-12.95% -
2014
$70,720
5.29% -
2013
$66,980
1.85% -
2012
$65,740
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $65,170 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary education teachers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary education teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 16.8 percent (16.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington and 29.6 percent (29.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lancaster.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$78,360
Newark-Union
$78,040
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$75,030
Philadelphia
$74,330
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$69,800
Reading
$65,490
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$65,170
Erie
$62,090
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$60,310
Johnstown
$59,780
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$58,520
Pittsburgh
$57,490
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$57,490
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,830
Lancaster
$45,880



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