Senior Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Pay for Washington Senior Accountants sits in the ballpark of $70K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,125 - $89,201
(Median)
$56K
$70K
$89K
MEDIAN: $69,945
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Salary
$56,125 - $89,201  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,692  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$56,174 - $92,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 184
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

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


For Senior Accountants in Washington, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $71K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $72K. Washington Senior Accountants see a median salary of $74K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Senior Accountants in Washington, District of Columbia who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $93K.

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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%



National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 25%

Month-End Close
up arrow 8%


Financial Reporting
up arrow 4%

Budgeting
up arrow 4%

Auditing
up arrow 3%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$72,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 5%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 6%

Quickbooks
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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