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In Pennsylvania:

  • Workers on average earn $45,840.
  • 10% of workers earn $29,560 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $69,390 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $37,770.
  • 10% of workers earn $28,820 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $70,310 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$28,820$30,780$37,770$48,040$70,310
Pennsylvania$29,560$36,600$45,840$57,870$69,390
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ$30,230$37,460$45,090$50,200$71,670
Altoona, PA$27,930$34,020$37,610$46,030$57,090
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA$28,280$30,070$37,170$45,470$48,390
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA$29,320$35,950$37,700$47,290$58,090
East Stroudsburg, PA$28,660$35,210$36,930$46,430$58,980
Erie, PA$28,390$35,010$43,940$46,400$63,710
Gettysburg, PA$29,700$36,360$37,910$49,030$77,710
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA$29,950$37,000$39,300$48,140$61,300
Johnstown, PA$26,540$29,460$37,320$43,880$48,150
Lancaster, PA$29,800$36,760$37,770$47,640$59,440
Lebanon, PA$29,420$35,150$37,750$47,270$58,210
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA$36,280$43,550$59,250$91,470$98,800
Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$29,290$31,100$37,340$46,570$57,060
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD$29,440$37,400$46,790$61,210$77,290
Pittsburgh, PA$30,120$37,560$47,050$58,640$63,160
Reading, PA$29,700$37,070$44,090$48,000$60,940
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA$29,310$35,910$44,870$50,910$64,400
Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$28,730$29,750$37,350$47,020$61,380
State College, PA$30,180$36,690$46,760$63,630$63,630
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$28,990$35,330$37,170$47,600$62,810
Williamsport, PA$29,190$36,260$44,310$57,850$62,190
York-Hanover, PA$29,730$36,360$45,060$48,640$61,630
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA$27,910$34,700$42,690$54,750$63,980

In Pennsylvania:

  • Workers on average earn $22.04 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $14.21 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $33.36 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $18.16 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $13.86 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $33.80 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$13.86$14.80$18.16$23.10$33.80
Pennsylvania$14.21$17.60$22.04$27.82$33.36
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ$14.53$18.01$21.68$24.13$34.46
Altoona, PA$13.43$16.36$18.08$22.13$27.45
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA$13.59$14.46$17.87$21.86$23.27
Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA$14.10$17.28$18.12$22.74$27.93
East Stroudsburg, PA$13.78$16.93$17.76$22.32$28.36
Erie, PA$13.65$16.83$21.12$22.31$30.63
Gettysburg, PA$14.28$17.48$18.23$23.57$37.36
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA$14.40$17.79$18.89$23.14$29.47
Johnstown, PA$12.76$14.16$17.94$21.10$23.15
Lancaster, PA$14.33$17.68$18.16$22.91$28.58
Lebanon, PA$14.15$16.90$18.15$22.73$27.99
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA$17.44$20.94$28.49$43.98$47.50
Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$14.08$14.95$17.95$22.39$27.43
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD$14.15$17.98$22.50$29.43$37.16
Pittsburgh, PA$14.48$18.06$22.62$28.19$30.36
Reading, PA$14.28$17.82$21.20$23.08$29.30
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA$14.09$17.27$21.57$24.48$30.96
Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$13.81$14.31$17.96$22.61$29.51
State College, PA$14.51$17.64$22.48$30.59$30.59
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area$13.94$16.98$17.87$22.89$30.20
Williamsport, PA$14.04$17.43$21.30$27.81$29.90
York-Hanover, PA$14.29$17.48$21.67$23.38$29.63
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA$13.42$16.68$20.52$26.32$30.76