National » Pipelayers » Scranton--Wilkes-Barre

Pipelayers Salary Information in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of pipelayers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of pipelayers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre 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 Pipelayers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,530
25th Percentile Wage
$43,520
50th Percentile Wage
$68,730
75th Percentile Wage
$76,260
90th Percentile Wage
$80,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pipelayers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,730
5.06% 39.01%
2016
$65,250
31.86% -
2014
$44,460
-0.76% -
2013
$44,800
6.43% -
2012
$41,920
- -

Table 3. Compare Pipelayers Salary in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $68,730, Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is the highest paying city for pipelayers in state of Pennsylvania, followed by Newark-Union (median annual salary $61,520). In comparison, the median annual salary of pipelayers in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre is 10.5 percent (10.5%) higher than that in Newark-Union.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$68,730
Newark-Union
$61,520
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$60,650
Pittsburgh
$60,090
Philadelphia
$52,980
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$52,730
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,010
State College
$51,320
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$48,980
Williamsport
$48,180
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$45,850
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$43,820
York-Hanover
$39,360
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$35,690
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$35,680
Lancaster
$34,270



See also: Top paying jobs in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.