The average rate for a Bookkeeper in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $16.92 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Word, Billing, Human Resources, Intuit QuickBooks, and ADP Payroll System.

$25,641 - $67,179
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$44K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,329
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$11.00 - $26.09
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,641 - $67,179  
   
Bonus
$2,300  
Total Pay (?
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$24,929 - $64,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $26.09  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,300  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,929 - $64,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 25%

Billing
up arrow 19%

Intuit QuickBooks
up arrow 19%

Human Resources
up arrow 19%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 19%


Financial Analysis
up arrow 11%


Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%

Account Management
0%

National Average
$37,000

Quickbooks
up arrow 6%

Data Entry
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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