The City of Brotherly Love is home to the Philadelphia Stock Exchange and many Fortune 500 companies, including Comcast and Pep Boys. Philly also gets economic boosts from tourism, manufacturing, and healthcare.
Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.