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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 information 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Childcare Workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,180
25th Percentile Wage
$16,990
50th Percentile Wage
$18,340
75th Percentile Wage
$19,770
90th Percentile Wage
$26,580

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 $26,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$7.78
25th Percentile Wage
$8.17
50th Percentile Wage
$8.82
75th Percentile Wage
$9.50
90th Percentile Wage
$12.78

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 $12.78. The median hourly salary is $8.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.78.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201618,3402.13%0.87%
201517,9501.00%-
201417,770-0.06%-
201317,780-2.25%-
201218,180--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,340 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for childcare workers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of childcare workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 16.5 percent (16.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 3.3 percent (3.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$21,960
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$20,940
Lancaster
$20,640
Pittsburgh
$20,280
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$19,910
Lebanon
$19,890
Philadelphia
$19,800
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$19,760
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$19,570
State College
$19,490
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$19,180
Williamsport
$19,120
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$19,030
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,920
York-Hanover
$18,860
Reading
$18,650
Erie
$18,500
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,340
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,240
Altoona
$18,090
Johnstown
$17,730

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