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Average Salary for Government of The District of Columbia Employees

An average Government of The District of Columbia employee can expect to make $79K annually. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Government of The District of Columbia
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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $73K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Government of The District of Columbia folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average $92K annually.


The highest average salaries go to Government Program Managers who bring in close to approximately $86K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Government of The District of Columbia compensates Master of Public Administration (MPA)-holders the most at $73K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Program Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $86K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Government of The District of Columbia is Data Analysis, with just under a fourth considering it a key competency. Many workers usually know Research Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management as well.


Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Only 29 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. Nearly all workers receive health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage. Some other perks are a company cell phone, flexible hours, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, 401(a), and life insurance.

Key Stats for Government of The District of Columbia


75 %
25 %
$73,557 - $94,005
Data Not Available
1-4 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
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