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Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers 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 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,290
25th Percentile Wage
$34,340
50th Percentile Wage
$46,540
75th Percentile Wage
$59,250
90th Percentile Wage
$69,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers 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 $69,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,290.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.12
25th Percentile Wage
$16.51
50th Percentile Wage
$22.37
75th Percentile Wage
$28.48
90th Percentile Wage
$33.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.20. The median hourly salary is $22.37. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.12.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,5400.95%23.74%
201546,10018.57%-
201437,5400.13%-
201337,4905.33%-
201235,490--

Table 3. Compare Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $46,540 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 3.4 percent (3.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Reading and 20.8 percent (20.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Reading
$48,170
Newark-Union
$47,740
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$46,540
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$46,140
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$45,400
Johnstown
$44,830
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$43,840
York-Hanover
$43,790
State College
$43,550
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$43,340
Pittsburgh
$43,220
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$43,180
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$43,020
Altoona
$42,050
Philadelphia
$41,340
Williamsport
$40,920
Lancaster
$40,530
Lebanon
$39,130
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,830
Erie
$38,610
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$36,840

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