Senior Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Washington Senior Accountants can expect wages of $74K per year on average. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Women Senior Accountants in Washington who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Senior Accountants in Washington, District of Columbia — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$59,007 - $87,856
$59K
$73K
$88K
MEDIAN: $73,108
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Salary $59,007 - $87,856
Bonus $0.00 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $4,000
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$59,752 - $94,679
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 96

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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
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Senior Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 30 salaries. A Senior Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
$75,000

Late-Career
▼1%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries

Tax Compliance
▲20%



National Average
$75,000


Accounts Receivable
▼1%

Accounts Payable
▼1%

▼1%


Microsoft Office
▼2%

Auditing
▼2%


Payroll Administration
▼3%


Microsoft Dynamics GP
▼14%

Quickbooks
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 9%
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