The average salary for an Entry-Level Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $50,551.
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Job Description for Accountant
Accountants perform financial calculations for companies in a wide variety of fields. Some common duties include creating sales and cash flow reports, administering payroll, keeping balance sheets, carrying out billing activities, managing budgets and keeping inventory. The accountant may also be responsible for filing taxes for the company, as well as reviewing past reports to generate income forecasts. Occasionally, internal audits must be carried out to make sure that the various areas of th…Read more
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An early career Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,626 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,990 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,213 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,500.
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