Accountant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

The average pay for an Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $56,157 per year. A skill in Financial Applications is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,495 - $86,034
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$86K
MEDIAN: $56,157
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90%

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$19.52 - $40.00
(Median)
$20
$26
$40
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,495 - $86,034  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,424 - $85,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$19.52 - $40.00  
   
Overtime
$25.43 - $40.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,424 - $85,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%


Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Financial Applications
up arrow 38%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 10%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%

Budget Management
up arrow 9%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 6%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 3%

National Average
$57,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%


Data Analysis
up arrow 5%


Quickbooks
up arrow 9%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%
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