Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre 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 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,700
25th Percentile Wage
$50,590
50th Percentile Wage
$66,870
75th Percentile Wage
$97,380
90th Percentile Wage
$125,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $125,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,870
3.10% 6.83%
2016
$64,800
-18.56% -
2015
$76,830
18.91% -
2012
$62,300
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $66,870 in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre 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 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is 20.3 percent (20.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 2.6 percent (2.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Harrisburg-Carlisle.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$83,890
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$76,250
Philadelphia
$75,990
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$72,590
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$69,460
Reading
$69,240
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$68,420
Lancaster
$67,670
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$66,870
Pittsburgh
$66,080
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$65,310
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$65,160



See also: Top paying jobs in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.