Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teacher Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers among Pennsylvania cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,530
25th Percentile Wage
$38,170
50th Percentile Wage
$59,130
75th Percentile Wage
$87,140
90th Percentile Wage
$124,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,130
8.02% -5.26%
2016
$54,390
-12.83% -
2015
$61,370
6.40% -
2014
$57,440
-2.66% -
2013
$58,970
-5.55% -
2012
$62,240
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $37,740 to $81,050. The highest paying area for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in Pennsylvania is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with a median annual salary of $81,050. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $76,860). The lowest paying area is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$81,050
Newark-Union
$76,860
Philadelphia
$74,990
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$67,570
Pittsburgh
$65,120
Erie
$56,010
Reading
$55,560
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$55,440
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,990
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$37,740




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