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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$17,120
25th Percentile Wage
$19,820
50th Percentile Wage
$22,070
75th Percentile Wage
$24,300
90th Percentile Wage
$27,480

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 $27,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $22,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,120.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.23
25th Percentile Wage
$9.52
50th Percentile Wage
$10.61
75th Percentile Wage
$11.68
90th Percentile Wage
$13.21

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for personal care aides in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $13.21. The median hourly salary is $10.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.23.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of personal care aides from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201622,0706.43%6.07%
201520,650-2.13%-
201421,0900.85%-
201320,9100.86%-
201220,730--

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 $22,070 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 13.3 percent (13.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 13.4 percent (13.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Altoona.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$25,460
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$23,170
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$22,830
Reading
$22,830
Erie
$22,810
Pittsburgh
$22,600
York-Hanover
$22,500
Lancaster
$22,450
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$22,430
State College
$22,410
Philadelphia
$22,300
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$22,210
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$22,070
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,900
Williamsport
$21,690
Lebanon
$21,490
Johnstown
$21,020
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$20,790
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$20,650
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$20,240
Altoona
$19,120

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