Senior Accountant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

Senior Accountants in Washington, District of Columbia can expect wages of $70K per year on average. Work is enjoyable for Washington Senior Accountants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Senior Accountants in Washington (59 percent) survey respondents. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a majority have vision insurance, as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$55,364 - $89,934
(Median)
$55K
$70K
$90K
MEDIAN: $69,613
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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
$55,364 - $89,934  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,000  
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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$55,388 - $92,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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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.


Washington Senior Accountants with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $70K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $72K. Senior Accountants in Washington who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $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 26%



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%

Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Budgeting
up arrow 4%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$71,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 3%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 6%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 8%

Quickbooks
up arrow 9%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 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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