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Teaching Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In Philadelphia, there are 11 teaching schools where teaching faculty can find employment. The trends in Philadelphia's teaching academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Teaching Employment

Philadelphia 51,680
Pennsylvania 175,130

Exactly 51,680 of Pennsylvania's 163,110 teaching professionals work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of teaching professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk by 12%. As the number of teaching professionals in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Teaching employment growth

173,100 182,620 190,150 185,270 163,110
58,580 61,350 65,170 60,480 51,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$60,964 $64,995 $68,149 $68,493 $72,767
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

As the number of teaching professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 Philadelphia teaching professionals earned an average yearly salary of $72,767. Four years earlier in 2006, teaching professionals in Philadelphia made an average salary of $60,964 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Philadelphia.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Philadelphia

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90th percentile

Teaching professionals in Philadelphia earn a median salary of $66,058 per year. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 176%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,612 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $103,832 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

Philadelphia teaching professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Philadelphia


There are 11 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of Philadelphia's teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In Philadelphia


There are a total of 72 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by Philadelphia's teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Philadelphia


Approximately 2,344 students completed teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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