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Physician salary in Philadelphia, PA

How much does a Physician make in Philadelphia, PA?

Average base salary

$103,823
42%
below national average
Average $103,823
Low $42,472
High $253,795
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a physician is $103,823 per year in Philadelphia, PA. 54 salaries reported, updated at September 27, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Philadelphia, PA

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Physicians in Philadelphia, PA

  1. Aspen Medical
    4.4
    55 reviews7 salaries reported
    $521,668per year
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Highest paying cities for Physicians near Philadelphia, PA

  1. Harrisburg, PA
    $279,859 per year
    35 salaries reported
  2. State College, PA
    $267,563 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Erie, PA
    $263,020 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Williamsport, PA
    $249,559 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Altoona, PA
    $247,672 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. York, PA
    $224,562 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Reading, PA
    $106,495 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $103,823 per year
    54 salaries reported
  3. Pittsburgh, PA
    $77,686 per year
    36 salaries reported
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Where can a Physician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Physicians

Most recommended skill

Geriatrics(earn +42.12% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 44.73% since 2018. Physicians with this skill earn +42.12% more than the average base salary, which is $103,823 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
201122increase by 22
201256736increase by 257790.91%
2013241469increase by 325.60%
2014205753decrease by 14.79%
2015176120decrease by 14.40%
2016194724increase by 10.56%
2017116858decrease by 39.99%
201851085decrease by 56.28%
201928235decrease by 44.73%

Top companies hiring Physicians with the recommended skill

Midatlantic Pennsylvania Pac Pc (Cpk) - Mkt
Patient First
Temple University Health System
AstraZeneca
Rothman Orthopaedics
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Top specialties
Internal Medicine
+38.96%salary
Top licenses
Medical License
+31.98%salary
Top fields of study
Medical Degree
+24.48%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SpecialtiesSalaryJob openingsCompanies
701 jobs2,018
887 jobs2,412
145 jobs394
133 jobs523
66 jobs163
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Most common benefits for Physicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • 457(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Loan assistance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Loan repayment program
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 320 ratings

56% of Physicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Philadelphia, PA?

Primary Care Physician

Job openings

Average $187,285 per year

Family Medicine Physician

Job openings

Average $232,127 per year

Internal Medicine Physician

Job openings

Average $218,854 per year

Emergency Medicine Physician

Job openings

Average $206,855 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Physician

As a physician, how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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