Postsecondary History Teacher Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary history teachers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary history teachers among Pennsylvania metropolitan areas 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 History Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,200
25th Percentile Wage
$60,240
50th Percentile Wage
$79,110
75th Percentile Wage
$105,100
90th Percentile Wage
$132,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary history teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $132,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,110
7.27% 7.42%
2016
$73,360
1.68% -
2015
$72,130
2.50% -
2014
$70,330
-5.33% -
2013
$74,080
1.13% -
2012
$73,240
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary history teachers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary history teachers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $69,980 to $88,730. The highest paying area for postsecondary history teachers in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $88,730. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $87,070). The lowest paying area is East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$88,730
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$87,070
Reading
$86,630
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$85,090
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$83,110
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$81,820
Erie
$81,110
Newark-Union
$78,040
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$76,150
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$74,630
Lancaster
$73,090
Pittsburgh
$70,730
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$69,980




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