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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,420
25th Percentile Wage
$36,790
50th Percentile Wage
$48,880
75th Percentile Wage
$67,320
90th Percentile Wage
$80,360

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 $80,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.18
25th Percentile Wage
$17.69
50th Percentile Wage
$23.50
75th Percentile Wage
$32.36
90th Percentile Wage
$38.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.64. The median hourly salary is $23.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.18.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,880-5.40%-1.29%
201551,520-10.60%-
201456,9806.60%-
201353,2206.97%-
201249,510--

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 $27,190 to $81,520. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Pennsylvania is Williamsport with a median annual salary of $81,520. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Johnstown (mean annual salary $64,490). The lowest paying area is Altoona with a median annual salary of $27,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Williamsport
$81,520
Johnstown
$64,490
Erie
$61,890
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$61,120
Newark-Union
$58,500
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$58,210
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$57,140
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$54,140
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,870
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$49,390
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$48,570
Lebanon
$47,670
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$47,490
Pittsburgh
$44,470
Philadelphia
$40,850
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$39,540
York-Hanover
$36,870
Altoona
$27,190


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