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Institution and Cafeteria Cooks Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of institution and cafeteria cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of institution and cafeteria cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Institution and Cafeteria Cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,600
25th Percentile Wage
$20,100
50th Percentile Wage
$25,000
75th Percentile Wage
$33,260
90th Percentile Wage
$38,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for institution and cafeteria cooks 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 $38,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $25,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of institution and cafeteria cooks from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$25,000
2.56% 7.08%
2016
$24,360
3.04% -
2015
$23,620
-2.75% -
2014
$24,270
1.32% -
2013
$23,950
3.01% -
2012
$23,230
- -

Table 3. Compare Institution and Cafeteria Cooks Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $25,000 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for institution and cafeteria cooks in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of institution and cafeteria cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 21.8 percent (21.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 12.0 percent (12.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$31,980
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$30,230
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$29,260
Lebanon
$28,940
Philadelphia
$28,630
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$28,340
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$28,260
Altoona
$28,090
Reading
$27,440
Lancaster
$27,180
Pittsburgh
$26,320
Williamsport
$26,030
York-Hanover
$25,310
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$25,000
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,550
Erie
$24,380
Johnstown
$24,230
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,060
State College
$23,640
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$22,540
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$22,010



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