Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 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 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,530
25th Percentile Wage
$17,870
50th Percentile Wage
$20,220
75th Percentile Wage
$28,100
90th Percentile Wage
$36,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 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 $36,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $20,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,530.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$7.95
25th Percentile Wage
$8.59
50th Percentile Wage
$9.72
75th Percentile Wage
$13.51
90th Percentile Wage
$17.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $17.44. The median hourly salary is $9.72. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.95.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201620,2204.50%-4.15%
201519,310-9.43%-
201421,1301.56%-
201320,800-1.25%-
201221,060--

Table 3. Compare Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $20,220 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 34.0 percent (34.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 7.0 percent (7.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$30,640
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$28,660
Reading
$27,820
Philadelphia
$27,810
York-Hanover
$25,920
Johnstown
$25,340
Williamsport
$25,130
Pittsburgh
$24,530
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$24,410
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$24,260
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,200
State College
$24,160
Lancaster
$23,620
Altoona
$23,160
Lebanon
$21,750
Erie
$20,770
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$20,220
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$20,160
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$19,480
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,880
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,800

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