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Short Order Cooks Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of short order cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of short order 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 Short Order Cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,370
25th Percentile Wage
$17,820
50th Percentile Wage
$20,800
75th Percentile Wage
$23,580
90th Percentile Wage
$25,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for short order 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 $25,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $20,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,370.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$7.87
25th Percentile Wage
$8.57
50th Percentile Wage
$10.00
75th Percentile Wage
$11.34
90th Percentile Wage
$12.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for short order cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $12.19. The median hourly salary is $10.00. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.87.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201620,8007.64%0.24%
201519,210-10.72%-
201421,2709.69%-
201319,210-8.02%-
201220,750--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $20,800 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for short order cooks in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of short order cooks in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 23.6 percent (23.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Philadelphia and 12.3 percent (12.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Erie.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$27,240
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$23,980
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$23,820
Newark-Union
$23,510
Reading
$23,410
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$23,320
Lancaster
$22,680
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,640
State College
$21,330
Williamsport
$21,250
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$21,000
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$20,800
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$20,200
Lebanon
$20,100
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$20,070
York-Hanover
$19,710
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$19,100
Altoona
$18,820
Pittsburgh
$18,440
Erie
$18,250

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