Foreign Service Officer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Foreign Service Officer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $85,440 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Oral / Verbal Communication is associated with high pay for this job.

$61,748 - $119,337
$62K
$86K
$120K
MEDIAN: $86,314
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$61,748 - $119,337  
   
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$11,500  
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$63,705 - $123,021  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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 Foreign Service Officer

Pay by Experience for a Foreign Service Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Foreign Service Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Foreign Service Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Foreign Service Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 5 salaries. A Foreign Service Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Foreign Service Officer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Foreign Service Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲78%

Experienced
▲37%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$86,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Foreign Service Officer Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲19%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲5%

National Average
$86,000

Foreign Languages (Latin based)
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None:
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