Administrative Officer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An Administrative Officer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $61,234 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Human Resources, Operations Management, Budget Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

$44,325 - $87,303
$44K
$62K
$87K
MEDIAN: $61,705
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$44,325 - $87,303  
   
Bonus
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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$42,877 - $106,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Officer

Pay by Experience for an Administrative Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Administrative Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Administrative Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Administrative Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 13 salaries. An Administrative Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Administrative Officer

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Administrative Officer Salaries

▲26%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$64,000

Late-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Administrative Officer Salaries

Human Resources
▲30%

Operations Management
▲22%

Budget Management
▲20%


Microsoft Excel
▲9%

Office Administration
▲3%

National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 9%
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