# Math Schools

In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

The city of Wilkes-Barre has only one school where math faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of math and math education in Wilkes-Barre, which includes math training at the math bachelors degree level.

## Statistics

# Professional Trends

## Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Math Employment

Wilkes-Barre | 190 |

Pennsylvania | 5,090 |

Of the 5,090 math professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 190 work in Wilkes-Barre. The number of math professionals in Wilkes-Barre has grown by 27% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for math professionals in Wilkes-Barre has increased, overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has also increased.

## Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Math employment growth

4,860 | 4,950 | 4,820 | 4,570 | 5,090 |

150 | 150 | 130 | 180 | 190 |

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
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- Grey: Pennsylvania
- Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

## Math VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$56,920 | $58,490 | $61,280 | $54,900 | $58,430 |

$32,690 | $34,240 | $35,390 | $36,210 | $36,880 |

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
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- Light Blue: Math in Wilkes-Barre
- Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

As the number of math professionals in Wilkes-Barre has grown, salaries for math professionals have also increased. In 2010 Wilkes-Barre math professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,430. Math professionals in Wilkes-Barre made a yearly average salary of $56,920, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Wilkes-Barre.

## Salary percentiles for Math professionals in Wilkes-Barre

10th percentile |
$32,920 |

25th percentile |
$37,340 |

50th percentile |
$52,360 |

75th percentile |
$75,230 |

90th percentile |
$92,110 |

Wilkes-Barre math professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,360. The 10% of math professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,920 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 180% higher salaries.

## Average Salaries for Math professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre

Accounting |
$40,273 |

Math |
$58,430 |

Liberal Arts |
$60,660 |

Math professional salaries in Wilkes-Barre are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

# Educational Trends

## Math schools in Wilkes-Barre

Many of Wilkes-Barre's math professionals are graduates of the only accredited math school in the city.

## Math Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre

associate |
0 |

bachelor |
1 |

master |
0 |

doctor |
0 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 1 |

There is one degree and certificate program in math offered by Wilkes-Barre's math school.

## Student Completed Math Degrees In Wilkes-Barre

associate |
0 |

bachelor |
7 |

master |
0 |

doctor |
0 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 7 |

In 2010 approximately 7 students graduated from math courses.