Average Salary for DC government Employees

The typical salary at DC government is $72K annually. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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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 (?
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[-]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  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
United States (change)

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make $53K. The largest slice of the DC government workforce (40 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns $77K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

DC government compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at approximately $62K annually.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The greater part of workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes 401(a), life insurance, gym membership, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats for DC government


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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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