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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,310
25th Percentile Wage
$24,110
50th Percentile Wage
$27,580
75th Percentile Wage
$30,590
90th Percentile Wage
$34,610

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 $34,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $21,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.24
25th Percentile Wage
$11.59
50th Percentile Wage
$13.26
75th Percentile Wage
$14.71
90th Percentile Wage
$16.64

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 $16.64. The median hourly salary is $13.26. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.24.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,5802.97%8.59%
201526,7602.58%-
201426,0702.15%-
201325,5101.18%-
201225,210--

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 $27,580 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 7.6 percent (7.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Altoona and 16.1 percent (16.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Youngstown-Warren-Boardman.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Altoona
$29,840
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$29,740
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$29,510
Philadelphia
$29,210
York-Hanover
$28,900
Lebanon
$28,770
Reading
$28,740
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$28,710
Newark-Union
$28,670
Lancaster
$28,650
Pittsburgh
$28,630
State College
$28,030
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,580
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$27,570
Williamsport
$27,390
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,140
Erie
$26,910
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$26,780
Johnstown
$26,550
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$25,900
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$23,150

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