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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$41,260
25th Percentile Wage
$49,600
50th Percentile Wage
$62,670
75th Percentile Wage
$77,920
90th Percentile Wage
$94,390

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 $94,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201662,6700.18%7.96%
201562,5603.63%-
201460,2901.76%-
201359,2302.62%-
201257,680--

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 $48,860 to $72,610. 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 $72,610. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is York-Hanover (mean annual salary $69,650). The lowest paying area is Erie with a median annual salary of $48,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$72,610
York-Hanover
$69,650
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$67,070
Reading
$66,600
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$66,510
Lebanon
$65,310
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$64,780
Williamsport
$64,470
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$62,990
Philadelphia
$62,690
Lancaster
$61,840
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$61,680
Pittsburgh
$60,770
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$60,050
State College
$59,480
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$58,180
Altoona
$57,510
Johnstown
$57,160
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$55,620
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$54,000
Erie
$48,860


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