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Registered Nurses Salary Information in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of registered nurses in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of registered nurses in Harrisburg-Carlisle 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 Registered Nurses in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,110
25th Percentile Wage
$63,250
50th Percentile Wage
$70,730
75th Percentile Wage
$78,000
90th Percentile Wage
$86,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,730
6.81% 7.85%
2016
$65,910
2.35% -
2015
$64,360
1.20% -
2014
$63,590
-2.86% -
2013
$65,410
0.35% -
2012
$65,180
- -

Table 3. Compare Registered Nurses Salary in Harrisburg-Carlisle with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $70,730 in Harrisburg-Carlisle is in the middle of salary range for registered nurses in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of registered nurses in Harrisburg-Carlisle is 15.7 percent (15.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 19.4 percent (19.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$83,950
Philadelphia
$82,400
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$76,520
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$70,730
Lebanon
$68,240
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$68,150
Williamsport
$68,060
Lancaster
$64,380
York-Hanover
$64,370
Reading
$64,290
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$64,000
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$63,960
Pittsburgh
$63,170
Altoona
$62,040
State College
$58,900
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$58,900
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$58,430
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$57,780
Erie
$57,770
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$57,420
Johnstown
$57,040



See also: Top paying jobs in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania.