Financial Analyst Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

Financial Analysts in Washington, District of Columbia take home approximately $64K annually on average. Cash earnings for Washington Financial Analysts — which occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing — stretch from around $49K to approximately $94K. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Male Financial Analysts in Washington are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 66 percent of professionals. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,466 - $91,337
MEDIAN: $63,747

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$48,466 - $91,337  
$0.00 - $11,670  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,681  
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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).
$49,094 - $93,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 350
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Financial Analysts in Washington, District of Columbia with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $62K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $80K. For Washington Financial Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $88K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $94K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
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Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Budget Management
up arrow 4%

Performance Analysis
up arrow 3%

Data Modeling
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average

Microsoft Office
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Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.


34 %
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 5%