Average Senior Staff Accountant Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$69,405
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$0
Bonus
$3,250
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The average salary for a Senior Staff Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $69,405.
10%
$56k
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$69k
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$88k
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MEDIAN $69,405
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$56k - $88k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$56k - $90k

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Job Description for Senior Staff Accountant

Senior Staff Accountant Tasks
  • Lead month end reporting and analysis of fixed costs and balance sheet analysis.
  • Create and file tax documents, and implement processes to ensure financial integrity.
  • Assist with annual and quarterly budgets, forecasts, and reports, including profits/losses by business unit.
  • Track data and compile internal reports on assets, liabilities, and expenses.

Career Paths

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Senior Staff Accountant
Senior Accountant
Accounting Manager
Financial Controller
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Staff Accountant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Staff Accountant

An early career Senior Staff Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,574 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Senior Staff Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,481 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Senior Staff Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,922 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (11.1% less), Chicago, Illinois (10.3% less) and Houston, Texas (9.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Early Career
44.1%
Mid Career
32.4%
Experienced
23.5%

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