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Credit Counselor Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for credit counselors in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of credit counselors among Pennsylvania cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Credit Counselors in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,590
25th Percentile Wage
$41,350
50th Percentile Wage
$52,340
75th Percentile Wage
$64,490
90th Percentile Wage
$81,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for credit counselors in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of credit counselors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,340
-3.94% 20.35%
2016
$54,400
12.67% -
2015
$47,510
4.04% -
2014
$45,590
8.38% -
2013
$41,770
0.19% -
2012
$41,690
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Credit Counselors in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of credit counselors in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of credit counselors in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $35,800 to $59,540. The highest paying area for credit counselors in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $59,540. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Lancaster (mean annual salary $56,420). The lowest paying area is West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$59,540
Lancaster
$56,420
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$55,010
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$53,260
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,070
York-Hanover
$52,550
Philadelphia
$50,510
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$45,540
Reading
$45,190
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$44,200
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$44,050
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$43,840
Pittsburgh
$40,300
Erie
$35,970
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$35,800




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