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Retail Salesperson Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of retail salespersons in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of retail salespersons in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Retail Salespersons in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,680
25th Percentile Wage
$18,180
50th Percentile Wage
$21,610
75th Percentile Wage
$30,870
90th Percentile Wage
$57,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for retail salespersons 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 $57,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $21,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.02
25th Percentile Wage
$8.74
50th Percentile Wage
$10.39
75th Percentile Wage
$14.84
90th Percentile Wage
$27.42

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for retail salespersons in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.42. The median hourly salary is $10.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.02.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of retail salespersons from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201621,610-4.72%-3.84%
201522,6304.42%-
201421,630-1.43%-
201321,940-2.28%-
201222,440--

Table 3. Compare Retail Salesperson Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $21,610 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for retail salespersons in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of retail salespersons in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 8.3 percent (8.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Lebanon and 5.5 percent (5.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Youngstown-Warren-Boardman.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lebanon
$23,570
Lancaster
$23,310
Reading
$22,840
Newark-Union
$22,740
Williamsport
$22,680
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$22,550
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$22,480
Pittsburgh
$22,390
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$22,250
Philadelphia
$22,240
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$22,170
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,820
York-Hanover
$21,630
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,610
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,580
State College
$21,370
Erie
$20,950
Johnstown
$20,630
Altoona
$20,620
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$20,490
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$20,430

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