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 information 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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
$19,130
25th Percentile Wage
$23,370
50th Percentile Wage
$29,340
75th Percentile Wage
$36,480
90th Percentile Wage
$43,530

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 $43,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$29,340
-0.55% 1.50%
2016
$29,500
1.93% -
2015
$28,930
-2.94% -
2014
$29,780
1.24% -
2013
$29,410
1.73% -
2012
$28,900
- -

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 $29,340 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 28.3 percent (28.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 2.9 percent (2.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$40,940
Philadelphia
$38,440
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$38,150
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$36,950
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$35,870
State College
$35,360
Pittsburgh
$34,680
Reading
$34,110
Lancaster
$33,990
York-Hanover
$32,350
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$32,300
Erie
$30,770
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$30,770
Lebanon
$30,300
Williamsport
$29,810
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,340
Altoona
$29,140
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,090
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,790
Johnstown
$28,760
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$28,480



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