Bookkeeper in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

The average pay for a Bookkeeper in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $17.72 per hour. 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 highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Word, Billing, Human Resources, ADP Payroll System, and Bookkeeping.

$29,233 - $67,256
$29K
$44K
$67K
MEDIAN: $43,749
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$11.63 - $30.91
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MEDIAN: $17.72
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,233 - $67,256  
   
Bonus
$1,100  
Total Pay (?
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$26,198 - $65,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $30.91  
   
Overtime
$21.72  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,100  
   
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).
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$26,198 - $65,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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%

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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

Pay by Experience for a Bookkeeper has a positive trend. An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bookkeeper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 14 salaries. A Bookkeeper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Bookkeeper

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

▲35%

Mid-Career
▲22%

▲16%

National Average
$38,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲22%

Billing
▲16%

Human Resources
▲16%

ADP Payroll System
▲16%

▲14%

Microsoft Excel
▲8%

Financial Analysis
▲8%



Quickbooks
▼0%

Intuit QuickBooks
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Account Management
▼3%

Payroll Administration
▼6%

Data Entry
▼10%

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 53%