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Waiters and Waitresses Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of waiters and waitresses in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of waiters and waitresses 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 Waiters and Waitresses in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$24,480
75th Percentile Wage
$19,500
50th Percentile Wage
$18,060
25th Percentile Wage
$16,680
10th Percentile Wage
$15,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for waiters and waitresses 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 $24,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $15,850.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$11.77
75th Percentile Wage
$9.38
50th Percentile Wage
$8.68
25th Percentile Wage
$8.02
10th Percentile Wage
$7.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for waiters and waitresses in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $11.77. The median hourly salary is $8.68. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.62.

Table 3. Compare Waiters and Waitresses Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,060 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for waiters and waitresses in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of waiters and waitresses in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 14.4 percent (14.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Lancaster and .8 percent (.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lancaster
$21,110
State College
$19,990
Newark-Union
$19,820
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$19,690
Philadelphia
$19,440
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$19,300
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$18,890
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$18,780
Pittsburgh
$18,700
Williamsport
$18,540
Reading
$18,520
Altoona
$18,310
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$18,260
York-Hanover
$18,240
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,180
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,060
Erie
$17,990
Johnstown
$17,980
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$17,940
Lebanon
$17,920
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$17,920

Table 4. Comparison of Waiters and Waitresses Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, notice that the median annual salary of waiters and waitresses in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is lower than the salary statistics of both state of Pennsylvania and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of waiters and waitresses in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($18,060) is 4.1 percent (4.1%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($18,830) and 3.6 percent (3.6%) lower than that in the United States ($18,730).

Region Median annual Salary
Pennsylvania
$18,830
USA
$18,730
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,060

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