Accountant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

The average salary for an Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $55,670 per year.
Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$41,634 - $82,429
(Median)
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49K
56K
65K
82K
MEDIAN: $55,669
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Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$20.07 - $35.75
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,634 - $82,429  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,980  
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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$42,035 - $83,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$20.07 - $35.75  
   
Overtime
$24.57 - $39.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,980  
   
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).
)
$42,035 - $83,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Experience Affects Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$57,000
Experienced
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%
Financial Reporting
up arrow 8%
Budget Management
up arrow 7%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 4%
Tax Preparation
up arrow 3%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%
National Average
$57,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%
Quickbooks
up arrow 10%
Data Analysis
up arrow 10%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 13%