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Healthcare Social Worker Salary Information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of healthcare social workers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of healthcare social workers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Healthcare Social Workers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,850
25th Percentile Wage
$43,740
50th Percentile Wage
$51,220
75th Percentile Wage
$59,740
90th Percentile Wage
$66,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for healthcare social workers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $35,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of healthcare social workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,220
-3.42% 1.33%
2016
$52,970
7.63% -
2015
$48,930
-1.35% -
2014
$49,590
-1.25% -
2013
$50,210
-0.66% -
2012
$50,540
- -

Table 3. Compare Healthcare Social Worker Salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $51,220 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for healthcare social workers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of healthcare social workers in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 23.5 percent (23.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 40.9 percent (40.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lebanon.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$66,950
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$54,270
State College
$54,020
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$54,020
Philadelphia
$52,790
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$51,220
Reading
$50,810
Pittsburgh
$49,940
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$48,240
Lancaster
$48,070
Williamsport
$46,260
York-Hanover
$46,260
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$45,880
Johnstown
$45,210
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$44,890
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$44,870
Altoona
$44,480
Erie
$43,090
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$42,360
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,530
Lebanon
$30,260



See also: Top paying jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania.