Washington Senior Accountants take home an average $72K annually. In the world of Senior Accountants in Washington, District of Columbia, total cash compensation varies between $60K and $93K. Each package generally includes bonuses that can, in exceptional cases, reach as much as $10K and , respectively. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Though the majority of Senior Accountants in Washington do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Women Senior Accountants in Washington, District of Columbia who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$58,627 - $84,855
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$72K
$85K
MEDIAN: $71,877
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$59,583 - $92,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90

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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...
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District of Columbia:
$75,628
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Washington:
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District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $72K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $76K. Washington Senior Accountants see a median salary of $75K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $73K.

Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
036
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries



Late-Career
0%

National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Tax Compliance
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Accounts Receivable
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Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Budgeting
up arrow 1%

Auditing
up arrow 1%

Financial Reporting
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$73,000


Payroll Administration
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
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Quickbooks
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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