Secretaries and Administrative Assistant, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive 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 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,350
25th Percentile Wage
$23,800
50th Percentile Wage
$29,500
75th Percentile Wage
$36,590
90th Percentile Wage
$44,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive 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 $44,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,350.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.30
25th Percentile Wage
$11.44
50th Percentile Wage
$14.18
75th Percentile Wage
$17.59
90th Percentile Wage
$21.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $21.38. The median hourly salary is $14.18. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.30.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201629,5001.93%2.03%
201528,930-2.94%-
201429,7801.24%-
201329,4101.73%-
201228,900--

Table 3. Compare Secretaries and Administrative Assistant, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $29,500 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 28.6 percent (28.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 2.4 percent (2.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$41,300
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$37,540
Philadelphia
$37,390
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$35,390
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$35,220
State College
$34,610
Pittsburgh
$34,020
Reading
$33,990
Lancaster
$33,520
York-Hanover
$32,050
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$31,800
Williamsport
$30,550
Lebanon
$30,450
Erie
$30,240
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$29,840
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,500
Altoona
$29,410
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,300
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,860
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,790
Johnstown
$28,790

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