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Physician salary in Philadelphia, PA

How much does a Physician make in Philadelphia, PA?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $103,823
Low $42,472
High $253,795
Non-cash benefit
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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
    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
Rothman Orthopaedics
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Top specialties
Internal Medicine
Top licenses
Medical License
Top fields of study
Medical Degree

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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