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Childcare Worker Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of childcare workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of childcare workers 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 Childcare Workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$19,790
75th Percentile Wage
$18,940
50th Percentile Wage
$17,770
25th Percentile Wage
$16,590
10th Percentile Wage
$15,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for childcare workers 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 $19,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $17,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $15,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$9.51
75th Percentile Wage
$9.11
50th Percentile Wage
$8.53
25th Percentile Wage
$7.98
10th Percentile Wage
$7.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for childcare workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $9.51. The median hourly salary is $8.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.64.

Table 3. Compare Childcare Worker Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $17,770, Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for childcare workers in state of Pennsylvania, following city of Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $21,490). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of childcare workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is about 17.3 percent (17.3%) lower than that of the highest paying city Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,490
Newark-Union
$21,090
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$20,680
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$20,420
Philadelphia
$20,100
Lancaster
$19,410
Pittsburgh
$19,310
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$19,150
State College
$18,920
Lebanon
$18,910
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$18,870
Reading
$18,680
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,480
Erie
$18,460
York-Hanover
$18,350
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,240
Williamsport
$18,160
Johnstown
$18,090
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$18,080
Altoona
$17,890
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$17,770

Table 4. Comparison of Childcare Worker Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, we note that the median annual salary of childcare workers 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 childcare workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($17,770) is 7.5 percent (7.5%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($19,220) and 9.9 percent (9.9%) lower than that in the United States ($19,730).

Region Median annual Salary
USA
$19,730
Pennsylvania
$19,220
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$17,770

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