Postsecondary Sociology Teacher Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary sociology teachers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary sociology teachers among Pennsylvania metropolitan 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 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,690
25th Percentile Wage
$55,130
50th Percentile Wage
$74,440
75th Percentile Wage
$98,030
90th Percentile Wage
$126,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary sociology teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,440
2.83% 4.92%
2016
$72,330
-0.44% -
2015
$72,650
0.45% -
2014
$72,320
-0.84% -
2013
$72,930
2.95% -
2012
$70,780
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Sociology Teachers in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary sociology teachers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary sociology teachers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $64,770 to $89,930. The highest paying area for postsecondary sociology teachers in Pennsylvania is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with a median annual salary of $89,930. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Scranton--Wilkes-Barre (mean annual salary $80,040). The lowest paying area is Erie with a median annual salary of $64,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$89,930
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$80,040
Newark-Union
$79,240
Philadelphia
$78,190
Pittsburgh
$77,470
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$77,170
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$75,970
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$74,410
Reading
$68,020
Lancaster
$67,760
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$67,200
Erie
$64,770




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