Secondary School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education among Pennsylvania areas 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 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,590
25th Percentile Wage
$50,920
50th Percentile Wage
$64,490
75th Percentile Wage
$80,090
90th Percentile Wage
$96,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,490
2.82% 10.56%
2016
$62,670
0.18% -
2015
$62,560
3.63% -
2014
$60,290
1.76% -
2013
$59,230
2.62% -
2012
$57,680
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $51,890 to $74,420. The highest paying area for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $74,420. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is York-Hanover (mean annual salary $69,670). The lowest paying area is Harrisburg-Carlisle with a median annual salary of $51,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$74,420
York-Hanover
$69,670
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$68,270
Williamsport
$67,790
Reading
$66,510
Lebanon
$66,280
Pittsburgh
$65,490
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$65,320
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$65,230
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$64,930
Philadelphia
$64,490
Lancaster
$64,110
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$63,730
State College
$61,780
Johnstown
$60,170
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$58,180
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$57,570
Altoona
$55,310
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$54,530
Erie
$54,170
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$51,890




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