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Social and Human Service Assistant Salary Information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of social and human service assistants in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of social and human service assistants in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton 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 Social and Human Service Assistants in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,830
25th Percentile Wage
$26,100
50th Percentile Wage
$34,710
75th Percentile Wage
$42,840
90th Percentile Wage
$50,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social and human service assistants in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $21,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social and human service assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,710
9.10% 28.03%
2016
$31,550
7.67% -
2015
$29,130
6.49% -
2014
$27,240
3.45% -
2013
$26,300
5.02% -
2012
$24,980
- -

Table 3. Compare Social and Human Service Assistant Salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $34,710 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for social and human service assistants in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of social and human service assistants in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 2.3 percent (2.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Harrisburg-Carlisle and 24.9 percent (24.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying Williamsport.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$35,510
Erie
$35,290
Philadelphia
$35,070
Reading
$34,810
Lancaster
$34,720
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$34,710
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$34,130
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,110
Newark-Union
$33,590
Johnstown
$33,350
Lebanon
$33,010
Pittsburgh
$32,840
State College
$32,440
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$32,140
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$31,330
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$30,310
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,690
York-Hanover
$27,550
Altoona
$27,270
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$26,640
Williamsport
$26,080



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