Average Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$73,204
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$4,069
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The average salary for a Senior Accountant with General Ledger Accounting skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $73,204.
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$59k
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$94k
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$59k - $94k
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$61k - $98k
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Job Description for Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant Tasks
  • Maintain general ledger as needed.
  • Generate and interpret financial records and statements for management.
  • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports and prepare budget forecasts.
  • Maintain records of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
  • Investigate budget and variance issues.

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Popular Skills for Senior Accountant

Skills in Financial Reporting, Month-End Close and Financial Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

An early career Senior Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,420 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Senior Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,531 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Senior Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,593 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,409.
Employees with Senior Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 2.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (2.5% more) and Houston, Texas (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (4.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 123 survey responses.
Early Career
22.8%
Mid Career
34.1%
Experienced
27.6%
Late Career
15.4%