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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 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].

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

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
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
- -

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 $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
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$115,780
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$99,150
Philadelphia
$98,270
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$92,010
Newark-Union
$89,280
Pittsburgh
$83,490
Erie
$76,310
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$71,280



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