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Security Guards Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of security guards in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of security guards in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Security Guards in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$39,000
75th Percentile Wage
$32,800
50th Percentile Wage
$24,580
25th Percentile Wage
$19,730
10th Percentile Wage
$17,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for security guards 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 $39,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$18.75
75th Percentile Wage
$15.77
50th Percentile Wage
$11.82
25th Percentile Wage
$9.49
10th Percentile Wage
$8.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for security guards in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.75. The median hourly salary is $11.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.18.

Table 3. Compare Security Guards Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $24,580 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for security guards in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of security guards in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 10.8 percent (10.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Harrisburg-Carlisle and 20.4 percent (20.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Youngstown-Warren-Boardman.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$27,550
Newark-Union
$27,220
Lebanon
$25,760
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$25,480
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,580
Lancaster
$24,390
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$23,790
Reading
$23,640
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$23,460
York-Hanover
$23,420
Philadelphia
$23,230
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$23,070
Pittsburgh
$22,440
State College
$22,100
Johnstown
$22,050
Altoona
$21,940
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,440
Erie
$21,410
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,150
Williamsport
$20,440
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$19,570

Table 4. Comparison of Security Guards Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, notice that the median annual salary of security guards in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is higher than that of both state of Pennsylvania and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of security guards in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($24,580) is 6.1 percent (6.1%) higher than that in Pennsylvania ($23,090) and .7 percent (.7%) higher than that in the United States ($24,410).

Region Median annual Salary
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$24,580
USA
$24,410
Pennsylvania
$23,090

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