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Average Salary for Government of The District of Columbia Employees

The average Government of The District of Columbia employee earns $75K annually. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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 Analyst (2)
$47,247 - $103,963  
[-]Government Program Analyst (2)
Salary$46,515 - $109,115  
Total Pay$47,247 - $103,963  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 9
United States (change)

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $71K. Overall, the greater share of Government of The District of Columbia folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn about $92K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $103K annually.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Research Analysis; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $73K. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Government of The District of Columbia workforce; roughly one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (a quarter of workers) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Almost all workers report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are flexible hours, 401(a), gym membership, registered retirement savings plan (rrsp), and a company cell phone.

Key Stats

67 %
33 %
$72,128 - $94,005
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

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