Combined Food Preparation and Serving Worker, Including Fast Food Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 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 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,080
25th Percentile Wage
$16,840
50th Percentile Wage
$18,100
75th Percentile Wage
$19,390
90th Percentile Wage
$22,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 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 $22,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$7.73
25th Percentile Wage
$8.09
50th Percentile Wage
$8.69
75th Percentile Wage
$9.32
90th Percentile Wage
$10.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $10.71. The median hourly salary is $8.69. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.73.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201618,1001.71%1.66%
201517,790-1.12%-
201417,9900.50%-
201317,9000.56%-
201217,800--

Table 3. Compare Combined Food Preparation and Serving Worker, Including Fast Food Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,100 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 9.5 percent (9.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 1.7 percent (1.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$19,990
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$18,970
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$18,850
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$18,700
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$18,660
State College
$18,640
Philadelphia
$18,580
Johnstown
$18,570
York-Hanover
$18,390
Reading
$18,360
Pittsburgh
$18,350
Williamsport
$18,310
Altoona
$18,260
Lancaster
$18,260
Lebanon
$18,230
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$18,180
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,100
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,080
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,070
Erie
$18,050
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$17,800

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