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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,170
25th Percentile Wage
$25,110
50th Percentile Wage
$27,970
75th Percentile Wage
$30,790
90th Percentile Wage
$34,950

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 $34,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$27,970
1.39% 9.87%
2016
$27,580
2.97% -
2015
$26,760
2.58% -
2014
$26,070
2.15% -
2013
$25,510
1.18% -
2012
$25,210
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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 $27,970 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 10.1 percent (10.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Harrisburg-Carlisle and 14.6 percent (14.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Youngstown-Warren-Boardman.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$31,120
Altoona
$30,590
Reading
$30,280
Lancaster
$30,200
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$30,180
Philadelphia
$29,990
York-Hanover
$29,610
Pittsburgh
$29,410
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$29,320
State College
$29,060
Newark-Union
$29,050
Lebanon
$28,680
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$28,130
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,970
Williamsport
$27,860
Erie
$27,260
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$27,140
Johnstown
$26,640
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$25,930
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$25,810
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$23,880



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