Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary vocational education teachers in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary vocational education teachers amongst 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 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,290
25th Percentile Wage
$37,700
50th Percentile Wage
$48,530
75th Percentile Wage
$65,510
90th Percentile Wage
$77,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,530
-0.72% -2.02%
2016
$48,880
-5.40% -
2015
$51,520
-10.60% -
2014
$56,980
6.60% -
2013
$53,220
6.97% -
2012
$49,510
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $31,550 to $82,380. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Pennsylvania is Williamsport with a median annual salary of $82,380. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $65,590). The lowest paying area is Altoona with a median annual salary of $31,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Williamsport
$82,380
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$65,590
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$64,470
Erie
$61,890
State College
$60,280
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$59,250
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$56,070
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$54,060
Newark-Union
$53,740
Lebanon
$49,940
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$49,390
Reading
$47,680
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$47,040
Johnstown
$45,740
York-Hanover
$43,170
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$42,710
Philadelphia
$40,640
Pittsburgh
$40,380
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$36,800
Lancaster
$33,450
Altoona
$31,550




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