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Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of accountants and auditors in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of accountants and auditors in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Accountants and Auditors in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$81,700
75th Percentile Wage
$67,550
50th Percentile Wage
$50,370
25th Percentile Wage
$40,260
10th Percentile Wage
$32,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$39.28
75th Percentile Wage
$32.47
50th Percentile Wage
$24.22
25th Percentile Wage
$19.36
10th Percentile Wage
$15.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for accountants and auditors in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.28. The median hourly salary is $24.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.45.

Table 3. Compare Accountant and Auditor Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $50,370 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for accountants and auditors in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of accountants and auditors in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 32.7 percent (32.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 7.2 percent (7.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$74,790
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$71,390
Philadelphia
$70,530
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$64,890
York-Hanover
$64,730
Pittsburgh
$62,560
Lancaster
$59,600
Reading
$59,410
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$59,010
State College
$57,230
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$56,730
Altoona
$56,520
Williamsport
$55,930
Lebanon
$55,900
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$54,690
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,980
Erie
$51,520
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$51,520
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$50,370
Johnstown
$47,300
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$46,750

Table 4. Comparison of Accountant and Auditor Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, it is noted that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is lower than the salary statistics of both state of Pennsylvania and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of accountants and auditors in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($50,370) is 20.8 percent (20.8%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($63,620) and 23.6 percent (23.6%) lower than that in the United States ($65,940).

Region Median annual Salary
USA
$65,940
Pennsylvania
$63,620
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$50,370

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