Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $54K annually. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $52K per year.
Police Officers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $66K annually; Research Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $59K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Law Enforcement Certifications earn $64K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Police Officer Certification is rewarded with median pay of $61K per year. Employees who have a law degree make the most here, hauling in $56K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Oral / Verbal Communication; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $61K per year. Data Analysis is regularly seen around here; roughly one in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Research Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
As for time away from work, The City of Philadelphia does compensate the larger part of survey participants for vacation days, but only about two in five survey participants can take paid time off due to illness. The City of Philadelphia workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a company pension plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. The City of Philadelphia provides health insurance to nearly all respondents, and nearly all workers do receive dental coverage. The City of Philadelphia folks also make good use of a defined benefit retirement plan, flexible hours, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.