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Registered Nurses Salary Information in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of registered nurses in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of registered nurses in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington 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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,470
25th Percentile Wage
$65,180
50th Percentile Wage
$76,520
75th Percentile Wage
$91,530
90th Percentile Wage
$102,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,470.

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
$76,520
0.20% 6.33%
2016
$76,370
0.34% -
2015
$76,110
2.59% -
2014
$74,140
1.05% -
2013
$73,360
2.29% -
2012
$71,680
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Table 3. Compare Registered Nurses Salary in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $76,520 in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is in the middle of salary range for registered nurses in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of registered nurses in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington is 8.9 percent (8.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 25.5 percent (25.5%) 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



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