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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 data 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [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
90th Percentile Wage
$94,070
75th Percentile Wage
$81,620
50th Percentile Wage
$54,860
25th Percentile Wage
$30,740
10th Percentile Wage
$25,460

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 $94,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,460.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$45.23
75th Percentile Wage
$39.24
50th Percentile Wage
$26.37
25th Percentile Wage
$14.78
10th Percentile Wage
$12.24

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for police and sheriff's patrol officers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.23. The median hourly salary is $26.37. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.24.

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 $54,860 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 38.5 percent (38.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 41.0 percent (41.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$89,170
State College
$72,820
Erie
$70,200
Lancaster
$69,560
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$66,060
Reading
$64,390
York-Hanover
$62,860
Pittsburgh
$62,300
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$62,100
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$61,820
Philadelphia
$59,980
Lebanon
$59,800
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$59,230
Williamsport
$57,200
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$57,140
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$54,870
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$54,860
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$44,460
Altoona
$39,000
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$38,550
Johnstown
$32,350

Table 4. Comparison of Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officer Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, take note that the median annual salary of police and sheriff's patrol officers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is lower than the salary statistics of both state of Pennsylvania and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of police and sheriff's patrol officers in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($54,860) is 8.8 percent (8.8%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($60,150) and 3.4 percent (3.4%) lower than that in the United States ($56,810).

Region Median annual Salary
Pennsylvania
$60,150
USA
$56,810
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$54,860

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