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Automotive Service Technician and Mechanics Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of automotive service technicians and mechanics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of automotive service technicians and mechanics 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 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,270
25th Percentile Wage
$19,640
50th Percentile Wage
$27,540
75th Percentile Wage
$35,610
90th Percentile Wage
$42,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for automotive service technicians and mechanics 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 $42,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.30
25th Percentile Wage
$9.44
50th Percentile Wage
$13.24
75th Percentile Wage
$17.12
90th Percentile Wage
$20.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for automotive service technicians and mechanics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.28. The median hourly salary is $13.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of automotive service technicians and mechanics from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,5401.02%-7.77%
201527,260-11.81%-
201430,4804.36%-
201329,150-1.82%-
201229,680--

Table 3. Compare Automotive Service Technician and Mechanics Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $27,540, Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for automotive service technicians and mechanics in state of Pennsylvania, following city of Newark-Union (median annual salary of $50,790). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of automotive service technicians and mechanics in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is about 45.8 percent (45.8%) lower than that of the highest paying city Newark-Union.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$50,790
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$42,190
Philadelphia
$41,580
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$39,340
State College
$38,230
York-Hanover
$37,900
Lancaster
$37,740
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$36,640
Reading
$35,750
Lebanon
$35,740
Altoona
$34,750
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$34,530
Williamsport
$32,720
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$32,550
Pittsburgh
$32,350
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$31,100
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,850
Erie
$30,460
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,230
Johnstown
$29,180
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,540

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