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Nursing Assistant Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$30,960
75th Percentile Wage
$29,030
50th Percentile Wage
$26,070
25th Percentile Wage
$22,510
10th Percentile Wage
$19,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nursing 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 $30,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$14.88
75th Percentile Wage
$13.96
50th Percentile Wage
$12.54
25th Percentile Wage
$10.82
10th Percentile Wage
$9.57

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nursing assistants in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $14.88. The median hourly salary is $12.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.57.

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $26,070 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for nursing assistants in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of nursing assistants in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 12.1 percent (12.1%) lower than that in the highest paying State College and 13.8 percent (13.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Youngstown-Warren-Boardman.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
State College
$29,660
Lancaster
$28,880
Philadelphia
$28,750
Lebanon
$28,520
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$28,380
Altoona
$28,330
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$28,090
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$27,790
Newark-Union
$27,460
Pittsburgh
$27,380
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,140
York-Hanover
$26,900
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$26,800
Reading
$26,650
Williamsport
$26,290
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$26,070
Johnstown
$25,570
Erie
$24,780
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,630
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,150
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$22,460

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

From Table 4, take note that the median annual salary of nursing assistants in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is lower than the salary statistics in state of Pennsylvania and higher than the USA salary statistics. Specifically, the median salary of nursing assistants in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($26,070) is 5.7 percent (5.7%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($27,650) and 3.7 percent (3.7%) higher than that in the United States ($25,100).

Region Median annual Salary
Pennsylvania
$27,650
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$26,070
USA
$25,100

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