Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary

Philadelphia Certified Public Accountants can expect to earn an average of $60K per year. Men working as Certified Public Accountants in Philadelphia who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Although approximately one-fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and just under a half get dental coverage, too. Work is enjoyable for Certified Public Accountants in Philadelphia, Pa., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,311 - $101,478
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MEDIAN: $60,057
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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 Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 22 salaries. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲102%

Experienced
▲91%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salaries

Auditing
▲30%

Financial Analysis
▲25%

Tax Consulting
▲15%

Tax Compliance
▲13%

National Average
$61,000

Tax Preparation
▼2%

Financial Reporting
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 21%
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