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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Correctional Officers and Jailers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,520
25th Percentile Wage
$42,320
50th Percentile Wage
$53,870
75th Percentile Wage
$64,820
90th Percentile Wage
$69,430

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 $69,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.07
25th Percentile Wage
$20.35
50th Percentile Wage
$25.90
75th Percentile Wage
$31.16
90th Percentile Wage
$33.38

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 $33.38. The median hourly salary is $25.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.07.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of correctional officers and jailers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,870-2.82%18.95%
201555,39012.76%-
201448,3203.66%-
201346,5506.21%-
201243,660--

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 $53,870 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 24.7 percent (24.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 30.3 percent (30.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Philadelphia.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$71,550
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$60,760
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$56,390
Pittsburgh
$55,580
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$54,530
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,870
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,180
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,070
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$48,490
Erie
$46,550
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$44,510
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$42,330
Philadelphia
$37,560

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