Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Government of The District of Columbia for between five and 10 years earn about $89K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $64K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Lawyer certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $72K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding salaries and education, Government of The District of Columbia pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — around $118K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $85K per year. Legal Research is a popular skill in the Government of The District of Columbia workforce; just under one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs.
Benefits and Perks
Only 43 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all employees, and most employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Government of The District of Columbia also dishes out privileges such as defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, 401(a), gym membership, life insurance, and a casual working environment.