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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$27,310
25th Percentile Wage
$33,530
50th Percentile Wage
$42,200
75th Percentile Wage
$55,050
90th Percentile Wage
$65,440

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 $65,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,200
-10.28% 15.90%
2016
$46,540
0.95% -
2015
$46,100
18.57% -
2014
$37,540
0.13% -
2013
$37,490
5.33% -
2012
$35,490
- -

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 $42,200 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 12.6 percent (12.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Reading and 9.1 percent (9.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Reading
$48,270
State College
$48,080
Newark-Union
$47,690
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$47,010
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$46,380
Johnstown
$45,980
Philadelphia
$45,440
Williamsport
$45,120
Pittsburgh
$45,040
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$44,950
York-Hanover
$44,390
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$44,330
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$44,140
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$43,020
Lancaster
$42,400
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$42,200
Altoona
$41,890
Lebanon
$41,310
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,400
Erie
$40,290
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,360



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