A Foreign Service Officer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $84,452 per year. A skill in Oral / Verbal Communication is associated with high pay for this job.

$57,391 - $125,036
$57K
$84K
$130K
MEDIAN: $84,452
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$57,391 - $133,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Foreign Service Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Foreign Service Officer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Foreign Service Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 81%

Experienced
up arrow 41%

National Average
$85,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Foreign Service Officer Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 21%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 7%

National Average
$85,000

Foreign Languages (Latin based)
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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