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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 statistics 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$17,120
25th Percentile Wage
$19,510
50th Percentile Wage
$24,360
75th Percentile Wage
$31,530
90th Percentile Wage
$37,400

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 $37,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.23
25th Percentile Wage
$9.38
50th Percentile Wage
$11.71
75th Percentile Wage
$15.16
90th Percentile Wage
$17.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for institution and cafeteria cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $17.98. The median hourly salary is $11.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.23.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of institution and cafeteria cooks from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201624,3603.04%4.64%
201523,620-2.75%-
201424,2701.32%-
201323,9503.01%-
201223,230--

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 $24,360 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 16.3 percent (16.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 9.6 percent (9.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$29,110
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$29,060
Lebanon
$28,720
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$28,510
Philadelphia
$27,920
Williamsport
$27,010
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$26,800
Lancaster
$26,520
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$26,480
Pittsburgh
$26,470
Reading
$25,750
York-Hanover
$25,160
Altoona
$24,910
Johnstown
$24,420
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,360
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,310
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$23,710
Erie
$23,620
State College
$23,450
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$22,380
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$22,010

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