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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$37,240
75th Percentile Wage
$33,520
50th Percentile Wage
$28,790
25th Percentile Wage
$24,360
10th Percentile Wage
$21,580

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 $37,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $21,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$17.91
75th Percentile Wage
$16.12
50th Percentile Wage
$13.84
25th Percentile Wage
$11.71
10th Percentile Wage
$10.38

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 $17.91. The median hourly salary is $13.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.38.

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 $28,790 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 28.4 percent (28.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 14.2 percent (14.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Williamsport.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$40,200
Philadelphia
$36,570
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$36,320
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$35,990
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$31,660
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$31,500
Reading
$30,600
Pittsburgh
$30,290
York-Hanover
$30,050
Lancaster
$29,820
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$29,670
Altoona
$28,840
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,790
State College
$28,380
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,670
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$26,660
Erie
$26,330
Lebanon
$26,070
Johnstown
$25,150
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,920
Williamsport
$24,700

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

From Table 4, we note that the median annual salary of medical secretaries 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 secretaries in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($28,790) is 8.8 percent (8.8%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($31,560) and 10.7 percent (10.7%) lower than that in the United States ($32,240).

Region Median annual Salary
USA
$32,240
Pennsylvania
$31,560
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,790

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