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In Pennsylvania:

  • Workers on average earn $28,390.
  • 10% of workers earn $17,890 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $61,000 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $29,670.
  • 10% of workers earn $20,860 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $59,070 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$20,860$23,960$29,670$38,790$59,070
Pennsylvania$17,890$20,660$28,390$46,280$61,000
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ$18,350$18,750$27,910$46,190$61,320
Altoona, PA$16,910$16,990$24,680$38,260$57,480
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA$17,310$22,050$29,910$44,050$56,120
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA$17,720$18,120$27,230$45,980$59,120
East Stroudsburg, PA$17,360$17,760$27,640$36,410$57,390
Erie, PA$17,090$17,200$26,820$44,170$58,220
Gettysburg, PA$17,650$18,000$26,800$36,940$59,230
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA$17,970$18,350$28,720$47,060$60,850
Johnstown, PA$16,280$17,670$28,340$46,570$58,920
Lancaster, PA$17,770$18,120$27,180$46,830$60,130
Lebanon, PA$17,380$18,520$28,340$45,730$58,130
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA$26,950$29,050$30,440$46,180$61,340
Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$17,670$22,140$27,180$34,840$57,480
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD$21,100$23,830$28,740$46,140$62,130
Pittsburgh, PA$17,900$18,600$25,700$46,990$59,930
Reading, PA$17,760$18,200$28,860$47,610$60,590
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA$17,540$17,920$23,120$45,600$60,310
Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$17,410$17,530$22,400$35,610$57,420
State College, PA$17,540$17,980$28,740$47,130$73,320
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$17,840$17,880$18,800$38,480$73,040
Williamsport, PA$17,560$17,650$22,470$45,070$60,600
York-Hanover, PA$17,730$18,330$28,350$46,560$59,380
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA$18,300$20,010$27,290$35,750$48,140

In Pennsylvania:

  • Workers on average earn $13.65 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $8.60 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $29.33 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $14.26 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $10.03 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $28.40 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$10.03$11.52$14.26$18.65$28.40
Pennsylvania$8.60$9.93$13.65$22.25$29.33
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ$8.82$9.02$13.42$22.21$29.48
Altoona, PA$8.13$8.17$11.87$18.39$27.64
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA$8.32$10.60$14.38$21.18$26.98
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA$8.52$8.71$13.09$22.11$28.42
East Stroudsburg, PA$8.35$8.54$13.29$17.50$27.59
Erie, PA$8.22$8.27$12.90$21.24$27.99
Gettysburg, PA$8.48$8.66$12.88$17.76$28.48
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA$8.64$8.82$13.81$22.63$29.25
Johnstown, PA$7.83$8.49$13.63$22.39$28.33
Lancaster, PA$8.54$8.71$13.07$22.51$28.91
Lebanon, PA$8.36$8.91$13.62$21.99$27.95
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA$12.96$13.97$14.64$22.20$29.49
Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$8.49$10.64$13.07$16.75$27.64
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD$10.15$11.46$13.82$22.18$29.87
Pittsburgh, PA$8.60$8.94$12.36$22.59$28.81
Reading, PA$8.54$8.75$13.88$22.89$29.13
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA$8.44$8.61$11.12$21.92$28.99
Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$8.37$8.43$10.77$17.12$27.60
State College, PA$8.44$8.64$13.82$22.66$35.25
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$8.58$8.60$9.04$18.50$35.12
Williamsport, PA$8.44$8.48$10.80$21.67$29.14
York-Hanover, PA$8.53$8.81$13.63$22.39$28.55
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA$8.80$9.62$13.12$17.19$23.14