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Correctional Officer and Jailer Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of correctional officers and jailers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of correctional officers and jailers 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 Correctional Officers and Jailers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$63,890
75th Percentile Wage
$59,240
50th Percentile Wage
$48,320
25th Percentile Wage
$39,010
10th Percentile Wage
$31,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for correctional officers and jailers 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 $63,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,200.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$30.72
75th Percentile Wage
$28.48
50th Percentile Wage
$23.23
25th Percentile Wage
$18.76
10th Percentile Wage
$15.00

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for correctional officers and jailers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.72. The median hourly salary is $23.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.00.

Table 3. Compare Correctional Officer and Jailer Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $48,320 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for correctional officers and jailers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of correctional officers and jailers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 32.2 percent (32.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 7.9 percent (7.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Youngstown-Warren-Boardman.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$71,300
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$52,730
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$52,720
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,710
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,710
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,070
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$50,520
Pittsburgh
$50,080
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$48,320
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$47,180
Philadelphia
$45,120
Johnstown
$44,720
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$44,510

Table 4. Comparison of Correctional Officer and Jailer Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, notice that the median annual salary of correctional officers and jailers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is higher than that of both state of Pennsylvania and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of correctional officers and jailers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($48,320) is .7 percent (.7%) higher than that in Pennsylvania ($47,980) and 17.7 percent (17.7%) higher than that in the United States ($39,780).

Region Median annual Salary
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$48,320
Pennsylvania
$47,980
USA
$39,780

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