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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 data 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Waiters and Waitresses in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,530
25th Percentile Wage
$17,660
50th Percentile Wage
$19,530
75th Percentile Wage
$22,950
90th Percentile Wage
$25,710

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 $25,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of waiters and waitresses from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$19,530
5.07% 5.43%
2016
$18,540
2.32% -
2015
$18,110
0.28% -
2014
$18,060
0.11% -
2013
$18,040
-2.38% -
2012
$18,470
- -

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 $19,530 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 30.2 percent (30.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 8.2 percent (8.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$27,960
Lancaster
$23,210
Philadelphia
$22,920
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$22,660
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$22,560
State College
$22,550
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$22,410
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$22,060
Lebanon
$21,920
Erie
$21,380
York-Hanover
$20,340
Altoona
$19,930
Reading
$19,760
Pittsburgh
$19,710
Williamsport
$19,650
Johnstown
$19,620
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$19,530
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$19,270
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$19,160
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$18,710
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$17,920



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