An Entry-Level Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $50,479 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Analysis and Microsoft Office.

$39,162 - $69,516
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$39K
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$70K
MEDIAN: $50,479
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Bonus
$3,500  
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$38,813 - $70,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
632,019
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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Skills That Affect Accountant Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Quickbooks
up arrow 3%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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