Senior Accountant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

Median pay for Senior Accountants in Washington, District of Columbia is around $69K annually. Women make up a slight majority of Senior Accountants in Washington (59 percent) survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most have medical and dental plans, and more than half have vision insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,259 - $90,172
(Median)
$55K
$69K
$90K
MEDIAN: $69,364
10%
50%
90%

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$55,259 - $90,172  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,544  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,900  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$55,285 - $92,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $69K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $71K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $75K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $90K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Senior Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%



National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Senior Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Month-End Close
up arrow 8%



Auditing
up arrow 5%

Budgeting
up arrow 5%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$71,000

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 5%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 8%

Quickbooks
up arrow 9%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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