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Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officer Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of police and sheriff's patrol officers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of police and sheriff's patrol officers 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 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,070
25th Percentile Wage
$39,680
50th Percentile Wage
$60,150
75th Percentile Wage
$86,100
90th Percentile Wage
$95,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for police and sheriff's patrol officers 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 $95,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of police and sheriff's patrol officers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,150
7.55% 13.92%
2016
$55,610
-0.88% -
2015
$56,100
2.21% -
2014
$54,860
-0.87% -
2013
$55,340
6.43% -
2012
$51,780
- -

Table 3. Compare Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officer Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $60,150 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for police and sheriff's patrol officers in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of police and sheriff's patrol officers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 29.2 percent (29.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 33.4 percent (33.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$85,000
State College
$75,430
Erie
$75,430
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$75,070
Philadelphia
$73,760
Lancaster
$73,500
York-Hanover
$68,390
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$67,780
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$67,770
Lebanon
$64,930
Pittsburgh
$63,170
Reading
$62,850
Williamsport
$61,590
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$60,150
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$57,780
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$57,140
Altoona
$50,390
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$47,430
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$46,760
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$41,800
Johnstown
$40,070



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