Accountant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

The average pay for an Accountant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $51,576 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Tax Compliance, Quickbooks, and Payroll Tax Compliance.

$38,083 - $79,935
$38K
$52K
$80K
MEDIAN: $51,744
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$14.75 - $22.35
$18
MEDIAN: $18.15
50%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,083 - $79,935  
   
Bonus
$507 - $7,595  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$36,189 - $80,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$18.15  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$507 - $7,595  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$36,189 - $80,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

Staff Accountant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 54 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 8 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲42%

Late-Career
▲27%

▲18%

National Average
$51,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Tax Compliance
▲31%

Quickbooks
▲22%

Payroll Tax Compliance
▲19%


Tax Preparation
▲6%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Data Analysis
▲1%


National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Accounts Receivable
▼3%

General Ledger Accounting
▼5%

Accounts Payable
▼5%

Budget Management
▼10%

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 15%
ADVERTISEMENT