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Restaurant Cooks Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of restaurant cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of restaurant cooks 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 Restaurant Cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$30,150
75th Percentile Wage
$26,100
50th Percentile Wage
$21,620
25th Percentile Wage
$18,240
10th Percentile Wage
$16,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for restaurant 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 $30,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $21,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$14.49
75th Percentile Wage
$12.55
50th Percentile Wage
$10.40
25th Percentile Wage
$8.77
10th Percentile Wage
$7.92

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for restaurant cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $14.49. The median hourly salary is $10.40. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.92.

Table 3. Compare Restaurant Cooks Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $21,620 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for restaurant cooks in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of restaurant cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 21.5 percent (21.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 12.1 percent (12.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$27,540
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$25,590
Philadelphia
$24,100
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$24,030
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$23,580
Lancaster
$23,340
State College
$22,870
Pittsburgh
$22,820
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$22,760
York-Hanover
$21,970
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,910
Williamsport
$21,820
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,620
Reading
$21,600
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,160
Lebanon
$20,670
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$20,190
Erie
$19,650
Johnstown
$19,590
Altoona
$19,580
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$19,010

Table 4. Comparison of Restaurant Cooks Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, it is noted that the median annual salary of restaurant cooks 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 restaurant cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($21,620) is 5.3 percent (5.3%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($22,830) and 3.9 percent (3.9%) lower than that in the United States ($22,490).

Region Median annual Salary
Pennsylvania
$22,830
USA
$22,490
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,620

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