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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,770
25th Percentile Wage
$62,670
50th Percentile Wage
$82,050
75th Percentile Wage
$110,140
90th Percentile Wage
$132,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology 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 $132,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $46,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,050
-0.49% 17.01%
2016
$82,450
3.89% -
2015
$79,240
3.31% -
2014
$76,620
8.22% -
2013
$70,320
3.17% -
2012
$68,090
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $82,050 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 6.0 percent (6.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 18.5 percent (18.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lancaster.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$87,260
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$83,210
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$82,050
Philadelphia
$81,960
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$81,260
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$78,090
Reading
$78,080
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$74,650
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$74,440
Erie
$74,400
Pittsburgh
$73,840
Johnstown
$72,370
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$68,380
Lancaster
$66,850



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