Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for an Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $59,134 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Analysis, General Ledger Accounting, Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Budget Management. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$40,608 - $105,176
$41K
$60K
$110K
MEDIAN: $59,753
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50%
90%

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$15.10 - $50.68
$15
$34
$51
MEDIAN: $33.99
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$0$105K
Salary $40,608 - $105,176
Bonus $1,578 - $9,899
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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$40,551 - $104,636
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $15.10 - $50.68
Overtime $39.75
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $1,578 - $9,899
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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$40,551 - $104,636
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Accountant

Pay by Experience for an Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 26 salaries. An Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Accountant

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲67%

▲24%

▲12%

National Average
$62,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

General Ledger Accounting
▲26%


Microsoft Office
▲21%

Data Analysis
▲17%

Budget Management
▲13%


Microsoft Word
▲11%


Financial Applications
▲8%


National Average
$62,000

Payroll Administration
▼1%

▼3%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
▼7%

Tax Preparation
▼11%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 18%
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