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

Percentile Bracket | Average Annual Salary |
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10th Percentile Wage | $54,120 |

25th Percentile Wage | $69,350 |

50th Percentile Wage | $115,780 |

75th Percentile Wage | $183,770 |

90th Percentile Wage | $140,300 |

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary physics 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 $140,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $115,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,120.

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

Year | Median Salary | Yearly Growth | 5-Year Growth |
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2017 | $115,780 | -2.41% | 25.45% |

2016 | $118,570 | 2.70% | - |

2015 | $115,370 | 20.64% | - |

2014 | $91,560 | 4.33% | - |

2013 | $87,600 | 1.47% | - |

2012 | $86,310 | - | - |

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $115,780, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is the highest paying city for postsecondary physics teachers in state of Pennsylvania, followed by Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (median annual salary $99,150). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 14.4 percent (14.4%) higher than that in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington.

Cities/Areas | Median Annual Salary |
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Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton | |

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington | |

Philadelphia | |

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre | |

Newark-Union | |

Pittsburgh | |

Erie | |

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area |