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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

An average Certified Public Accountant in Philadelphia can expect to take home roughly $74K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Certified Public Accountants in Philadelphia. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. There are more male Philadelphia Certified Public Accountants than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 62 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$48,781 - $148,994
MEDIAN: $74,400

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$48,781 - $148,994  
$0.00 - $17,754  
Profit Sharing
$1,867 - $2,570  
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).
$47,533 - $153,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Experience Affects Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

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Skills That Affect Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Financial Reporting
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Financial Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


38 %
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 7%