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Average Salary for DC government Employees

DC government generally pays its employees $67K annually. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

DC government typically pays:
above market

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Employer: DC government
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Contract Specialist (2)
$51,585 - $113,622  
[-]Contract Specialist (2)
Salary$53,846 - $110,481  
Bonus$8.41 - $3,226  
Total Pay$51,585 - $113,622  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
United States (change)

Years of Experience

Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make $50K. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (42 percent) have worked in their field for 20 years or more and now make $77K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at DC government — these employees make the most at around $62K annually.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, DC government provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a majority of workers participate. A solid majority of workers can count on health insurance, and the greater part of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include 401(a), life insurance, gym membership, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats

42 %
58 %
$35,375 - $77,433
$40,547 - $90,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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