Average Salary for Government of The District of Columbia Employees

An average Government of The District of Columbia employee can expect to make $73K per year. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Government of The District of Columbia Median Salary by Years Experience

$0$101K

1-4 years
5 profiles
$70,809

5-9 years
5 profiles
$78,767

10-19 years
2 profiles
$101,044

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
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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.

Skills

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.

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Key Stats for Government of The District of Columbia

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %
Salary
$75,441 - $102,296
Salary
$57,530 - $106,000
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
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