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Average Salary for Government of The District of Columbia Employees

The median income for Government of The District of Columbia employees is $76K per year. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Government of The District of Columbia typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Government of The District of Columbia
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[-]Government Program Manager (2)
$53,577 - $120,659  
[-]Government Program Manager (2)
Salary$51,760 - $118,527  
Total Pay$53,577 - $120,659  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $73K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (45 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $92K per year on average.


The highest paychecks go to Government Program Managers, who earn about $86K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Regarding salaries and education, Government of The District of Columbia pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $103K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Program Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $86K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Government of The District of Columbia is Microsoft Excel; around one in four of employees use it for work. Project Management, Research Analysis, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Merely one in three employees at Government of The District of Columbia earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for almost all employees. Privileges also include flexible hours, a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and 401(a).

Key Stats for Government of The District of Columbia


70 %
30 %
$72,565 - $92,400
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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