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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 data 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Personal Care Aides in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$28,820
75th Percentile Wage
$23,910
50th Percentile Wage
$21,090
25th Percentile Wage
$18,320
10th Percentile Wage
$16,540

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 $28,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $21,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,540.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$13.86
75th Percentile Wage
$11.50
50th Percentile Wage
$10.14
25th Percentile Wage
$8.81
10th Percentile Wage
$7.95

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 $13.86. The median hourly salary is $10.14. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.95.

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 $21,090 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 10.1 percent (10.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 12.4 percent (12.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$23,470
Lebanon
$22,980
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$22,800
Lancaster
$22,750
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$22,640
Philadelphia
$22,470
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$22,000
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$21,930
Erie
$21,680
Reading
$21,510
Williamsport
$21,450
State College
$21,400
Pittsburgh
$21,270
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,090
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$20,790
York-Hanover
$20,610
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$19,920
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$19,760
Altoona
$19,080
Johnstown
$18,530
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,480

Table 4. Comparison of Personal Care Aides Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, it is noted that the median annual salary of personal care aides 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 personal care aides in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($21,090) is 2.9 percent (2.9%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($21,720) and 3.1 percent (3.1%) higher than that in the United States ($20,440).

Region Median annual Salary
Pennsylvania
$21,720
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,090
USA
$20,440

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