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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 information 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,320
25th Percentile Wage
$28,040
50th Percentile Wage
$32,840
75th Percentile Wage
$39,060
90th Percentile Wage
$45,460

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 $45,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $24,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of medical secretaries from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,840
7.89% 21.50%
2016
$30,250
5.22% -
2015
$28,670
-0.42% -
2014
$28,790
10.66% -
2013
$25,720
-0.23% -
2012
$25,780
- -

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 $32,840 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 17.3 percent (17.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 19.8 percent (19.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$39,690
Philadelphia
$37,840
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$37,750
York-Hanover
$33,930
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$33,680
State College
$33,580
Pittsburgh
$33,540
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$32,840
Altoona
$32,610
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$32,550
Reading
$31,700
Lebanon
$31,690
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$31,500
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$31,320
Williamsport
$30,150
Lancaster
$30,120
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,450
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,410
Erie
$29,300
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$28,820
Johnstown
$26,340



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