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Medical Secretaries Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of medical secretaries in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of medical secretaries 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 Secretaries in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,550
25th Percentile Wage
$26,220
50th Percentile Wage
$30,250
75th Percentile Wage
$36,520
90th Percentile Wage
$41,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical secretaries 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 $41,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.84
25th Percentile Wage
$12.60
50th Percentile Wage
$14.54
75th Percentile Wage
$17.55
90th Percentile Wage
$20.12

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical secretaries in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.12. The median hourly salary is $14.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.84.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201630,2505.22%14.78%
201528,670-0.42%-
201428,79010.66%-
201325,720-0.23%-
201225,780--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $30,250 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for medical secretaries in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of medical secretaries in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 22.8 percent (22.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 13.0 percent (13.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$39,160
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$37,840
Philadelphia
$37,720
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$35,380
Pittsburgh
$32,950
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$32,740
Lancaster
$32,010
Reading
$31,960
York-Hanover
$31,840
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$31,500
State College
$30,770
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,250
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$30,020
Altoona
$29,510
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,040
Erie
$28,360
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,330
Williamsport
$28,260
Lebanon
$28,120
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$27,680
Johnstown
$26,330

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