Middle School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,740
25th Percentile Wage
$48,540
50th Percentile Wage
$60,070
75th Percentile Wage
$75,520
90th Percentile Wage
$93,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,740.

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 middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. 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 middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,0704.63%5.14%
201557,2900.03%-
201457,2700.61%-
201356,920-0.11%-
201256,980--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $53,550 to $68,630. The highest paying area for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Pennsylvania is State College with a median annual salary of $68,630. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $67,570). The lowest paying area is Erie with a median annual salary of $53,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
State College
$68,630
Newark-Union
$67,570
Reading
$65,000
York-Hanover
$64,070
Williamsport
$62,790
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$62,130
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$61,840
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$61,160
Pittsburgh
$60,830
Lancaster
$59,550
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$59,280
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$59,230
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$59,150
Johnstown
$57,240
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$56,140
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$54,840
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$54,810
Philadelphia
$53,750
Erie
$53,550


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