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Senior Accountant salary in Washington DC

Average Base Salary in Washington DC

$95,351
$660,075
Additional Cash Compensation
$755,426
Total Compensation
Median: 88,010
Min: $80K
Max: $149K

How Much Does a Senior Accountant Make in Washington DC?

The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Washington DC is $95,351. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Accountant in Washington DC is $660,075. The average total compensation for a Senior Accountant in Washington DC is $755,426. Senior Accountant salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Senior Accountant employees in Washington DC.

Senior Accountant
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best-paying cities for Senior Accountant

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are Colorado, San Francisco, Remote, Dallas-Fort Worth and Baltimore.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
Colorado, CO$142,667
+ 36% (90,702)
San Francisco, CA$118,610
+ 24% (90,702)
Remote$111,033
+ 18% (90,702)
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX$100,667
+ 10% (90,702)
Baltimore, MD$99,571
+ 9% (90,702)
Houston, TX$99,417
+ 9% (90,702)
Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ$98,571
+ 8% (90,702)
New York City, NY$98,056
+ 7% (90,702)
Sacramento, CA$97,625
+ 7% (90,702)
Portland, OR$97,377
+ 7% (90,702)

Senior Accountant Salary by gender

The average Senior Accountant salary for women is $91,500 and the average Senior Accountant salary for men is $89,005.

Senior Accountant Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Accountant with 7+ years of experience is $89,755.

Senior Accountant Salary ranges

The most common Senior Accountant salary in Washington DC is between $90k - $100k.

Average Finance salaries in Washington DC

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Accountant$69,000
Min: $60K
Max: $100K
Budget Analyst$69,286
Min: $65K
Max: $75K
Financial Analyst$75,831
Min: $62K
Max: $88K
Senior Accountant$95,351
Min: $80K
Max: $149K
Senior Financial Analyst$98,857
Min: $90K
Max: $122K
Controller$127,000
Min: $100K
Max: $135K
Finance Director$158,571
Min: $145K
Max: $205K
Vice President of Finance$207,000
Min: $185K
Max: $270K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)$228,500
Min: $180K
Max: $308K

FAQ

Q:

What does a senior accountant do?

A.

A senior accountant manages important financial duties like recording expenses, reviewing financial statements, reconciling accounts, and identifying non-compliance issues and discrepancies.

Q:

How much does a senior accountant make?

A.

The salary range for a senior accountant is $48K-$225K. The average salary for a Senior Accountant in Washington DC is $95,351.

Q:

What is the highest salary of a senior accountant?

A.

The high end of the salary range for a senior accountant is around $225K.

Career Info

Senior Accountant jobs in Washington DC

Skills that affect Senior Accountant salaries in Washington DC

1
Financial Accounting
5% have this skill
2
Budget Management
5% have this skill
3
Cost Accounting
1% have this skill
4
Financial analysis
1% have this skill
5
Operational Analysis
0% have this skill
6
Managerial Accounting
0% have this skill

Average Senior Accountant Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Accountant make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $106,000 on average.

Recent Senior Accountant salaries in Washington DC

$88,010
Yearly Salary
A Payroll & Expenditure Manager reported a yearly salary of $88,010 with +$660,075 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Washington DC
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A FP&A Business Partner reported a yearly salary of $90,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Washington DC
$91,500
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $91,500
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Washington DC
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $90,000
1,000+ Employees
Washington DC
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $85,000
201-500 Employees
Washington DC
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $85,000
501-1,000 Employees
Washington DC
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $110,000
51-200 Employees
Washington DC
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $85,000
51-200 Employees
Washington DC
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $80,000
51-200 Employees
Washington DC
$149,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accountant reported a yearly salary of $149,000
51-200 Employees
Washington DC