The average salary for a Staff Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $53,553 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Auditing is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,215 - $71,336
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$54K
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MEDIAN: $53,552
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$40,459 - $72,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99

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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Accountant

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

Key Stats for Staff Accountant

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Staff Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%



National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Staff Accountant Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 10%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 7%


Microsoft Dynamics GP
up arrow 4%

General Ledger Accounting
up arrow 3%

ADP Payroll System
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
0%

Quickbooks
0%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$54,000

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 1%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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