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Personal Care Aides Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of personal care aides in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of personal care aides 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 Personal Care Aides in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,510
25th Percentile Wage
$20,370
50th Percentile Wage
$22,430
75th Percentile Wage
$24,440
90th Percentile Wage
$26,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal care aides 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 $26,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $22,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of personal care aides from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$22,430
1.60% 7.58%
2016
$22,070
6.43% -
2015
$20,650
-2.13% -
2014
$21,090
0.85% -
2013
$20,910
0.86% -
2012
$20,730
- -

Table 3. Compare Personal Care Aides Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $22,430 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for personal care aides in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of personal care aides in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 17.9 percent (17.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 11.4 percent (11.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Altoona.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$27,320
Philadelphia
$24,340
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$24,260
Erie
$23,490
Pittsburgh
$23,480
Reading
$23,420
State College
$23,340
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$23,300
Lancaster
$23,100
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$23,080
York-Hanover
$23,010
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$22,620
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$22,430
Williamsport
$22,330
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$22,300
Lebanon
$22,110
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,900
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$21,730
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$20,790
Johnstown
$20,500
Altoona
$19,880



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