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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,760
25th Percentile Wage
$43,880
50th Percentile Wage
$57,440
75th Percentile Wage
$81,270
90th Percentile Wage
$117,740

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 $117,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $34,760.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.71
25th Percentile Wage
$21.10
50th Percentile Wage
$27.61
75th Percentile Wage
$39.07
90th Percentile Wage
$56.61

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 $56.61. The median hourly salary is $27.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.71.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,440-2.52%18.82%
201558,89014.47%-
201450,3704.11%-
201348,3003.46%-
201246,630--

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 $57,440 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 28.4 percent (28.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 10.7 percent (10.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$80,180
Philadelphia
$74,590
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$73,860
York-Hanover
$67,400
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$66,790
Pittsburgh
$64,830
Lebanon
$64,790
Reading
$63,830
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$62,660
State College
$62,510
Lancaster
$61,990
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$60,000
Altoona
$58,220
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$57,870
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$57,440
Erie
$56,780
Williamsport
$56,700
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$54,240
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,980
Johnstown
$51,360
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$51,300

See also: Top paying jobs in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania.