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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 statistics 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Medical Assistants in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$35,890
75th Percentile Wage
$29,350
50th Percentile Wage
$25,810
25th Percentile Wage
$22,480
10th Percentile Wage
$20,530

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 $35,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $25,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $20,530.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$17.26
75th Percentile Wage
$14.11
50th Percentile Wage
$12.41
25th Percentile Wage
$10.81
10th Percentile Wage
$9.86

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 $17.26. The median hourly salary is $12.41. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.86.

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 $25,810 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 24.4 percent (24.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 3.4 percent (3.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$34,140
Philadelphia
$32,630
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$32,630
Lebanon
$31,830
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$29,140
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$29,140
State College
$28,780
Lancaster
$28,590
Reading
$28,540
York-Hanover
$27,950
Pittsburgh
$27,750
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$27,440
Williamsport
$27,340
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,330
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$26,190
Altoona
$26,150
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$25,810
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$25,560
Erie
$25,220
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$25,180
Johnstown
$24,930

Table 4. Comparison of Medical Assistant Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, take note that the median annual salary of medical assistants in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is lower than the salary statistics of both state of Pennsylvania and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of medical assistants in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($25,810) is 10.4 percent (10.4%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($28,820) and 13.9 percent (13.9%) lower than that in the United States ($29,960).

Region Median annual Salary
USA
$29,960
Pennsylvania
$28,820
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$25,810

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