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Accountant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

The average pay for an Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $56,087 per year. A skill in Financial Applications is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,842 - $86,677
(Median)
$42K
$56K
$87K
MEDIAN: $56,087
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50%
90%

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$19.57 - $39.73
(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
$41,842 - $86,677  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,932  
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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$41,655 - $86,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$25.43 - $40.18  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,932  
   
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).
)
$41,655 - $86,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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 16%


Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Financial Applications
up arrow 37%

Budget Management
up arrow 10%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 9%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%

Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

National Average
$57,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%


Quickbooks
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%
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