Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Reading, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Reading, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Reading is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Reading, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,440
25th Percentile Wage
$49,520
50th Percentile Wage
$69,240
75th Percentile Wage
$92,750
90th Percentile Wage
$112,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Reading, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Reading, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,24011.42%14.57%
201561,3302.33%-
201459,900-6.23%-
201363,6307.04%-
201259,150--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary in Reading with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $69,240 in Reading is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Reading is 25.9 percent (25.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 13.2 percent (13.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$93,500
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$76,460
Pittsburgh
$71,320
Philadelphia
$70,820
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$70,590
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$69,460
Reading
$69,240
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$68,590
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$64,800
Lancaster
$60,760
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$60,070

See also: Top paying jobs in Reading, Pennsylvania.