The average pay for an Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $56,589 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, General Ledger Accounting, Budget Management, and Financial Reporting.

$40,086 - $96,926
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$97K
MEDIAN: $56,588
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$40,086 - $96,926  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$40,048 - $99,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 109
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$30.43  
   
Overtime
$36.33  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$40,048 - $99,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%



National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 43%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 28%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 26%


Budget Management
up arrow 16%

Data Analysis
up arrow 14%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Tax Preparation
0%

National Average
$59,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 2%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 8%

Quickbooks
up arrow 9%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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