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Medical Assistant Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of medical assistants in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of medical assistants 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 Medical Assistants in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,480
25th Percentile Wage
$24,310
50th Percentile Wage
$28,280
75th Percentile Wage
$32,490
90th Percentile Wage
$38,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical assistants 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 $38,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $21,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.33
25th Percentile Wage
$11.69
50th Percentile Wage
$13.60
75th Percentile Wage
$15.62
90th Percentile Wage
$18.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical assistants in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.39. The median hourly salary is $13.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.33.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201628,2803.85%8.17%
201527,1905.08%-
201425,8100.08%-
201325,790-0.70%-
201225,970--

Table 3. Compare Medical Assistant Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $28,280 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for medical assistants in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of medical assistants in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 21.8 percent (21.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 5.5 percent (5.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Altoona.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$36,170
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$33,730
Lebanon
$33,530
Philadelphia
$33,070
State College
$31,310
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$30,710
Lancaster
$30,640
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$30,390
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$29,690
Reading
$29,640
York-Hanover
$29,560
Pittsburgh
$29,480
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,620
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,280
Williamsport
$27,920
Johnstown
$27,850
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,330
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$27,190
Erie
$26,980
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$26,750
Altoona
$26,720

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