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Healthcare Social Worker Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of healthcare social workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of healthcare social workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 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 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,650
25th Percentile Wage
$32,360
50th Percentile Wage
$42,360
75th Percentile Wage
$50,900
90th Percentile Wage
$59,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for healthcare social workers 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 $59,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $26,650.

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
$42,360
-7.98% -2.79%
2016
$45,740
0.72% -
2015
$45,410
0.18% -
2014
$45,330
1.99% -
2013
$44,430
2.00% -
2012
$43,540
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Table 3. Compare Healthcare Social Worker Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $42,360 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 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 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 36.7 percent (36.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 28.6 percent (28.6%) 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 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania.