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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|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|
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|
|East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area|| |