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Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary Information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

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 information 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Physics Teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,030
25th Percentile Wage
$73,100
50th Percentile Wage
$118,570
75th Percentile Wage
$182,300
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 $118,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,030.

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 physics teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, 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 physics teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016118,5702.70%27.21%
2015115,37020.64%-
201491,5604.33%-
201387,6001.47%-
201286,310--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $118,570, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is the highest paying city for postsecondary physics teachers in state of Pennsylvania, followed by Philadelphia (median annual salary $91,000). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 23.3 percent (23.3%) higher than that in Philadelphia.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$118,570
Philadelphia
$91,000
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$89,340
Pittsburgh
$81,880
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$71,280

See also: Top paying jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania.