A Computer Programmer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $76,623 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C# Programming Language and SQL.

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MEDIAN: $76,623
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$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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$46,092 - $122,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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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Skills That Affect Computer Programmer Salaries

C# Programming Language
up arrow 54%

SQL
up arrow 13%

Java
up arrow 6%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 6%

National Average
$74,000

C++
up arrow 17%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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