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Teaching Schools
In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

The city of Wilkes-Barre has only one school where teaching faculty can find employment. The trends in Wilkes-Barre'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

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Teaching Employment

Wilkes-Barre 6,650
Pennsylvania 175,130

Exactly 6,650 of Pennsylvania's 163,110 teaching professionals work in Wilkes-Barre. The number of teaching professionals in Wilkes-Barre has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of teaching professionals in Wilkes-Barre has decreased, overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has increased.

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Teaching employment growth

173,100 182,620 190,150 185,270 163,110
6,840 7,120 7,320 6,640 6,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$52,086 $55,485 $58,511 $57,534 $61,229
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Wilkes-Barre
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

As the number of teaching professionals in Wilkes-Barre has shrunk, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 teaching professionals in Wilkes-Barre reportedly earned an average salary of $61,229 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, teaching professionals in Wilkes-Barre made an average salary of $52,086 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Wilkes-Barre.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Wilkes-Barre

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Teaching professionals in Wilkes-Barre make a median yearly salary of $56,894. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 141%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,133 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $91,915 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Wilkes-Barre


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

Teaching Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by Wilkes-Barre's teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Wilkes-Barre


In 2010 approximately 103 students graduated from teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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