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Average Salary for Public Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia

The average salary of a(n) Public Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $88,851.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Public Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $42.72.

The average bonus of a(n) Public Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $3,598.00.

Job Description:

Analyzes past and present financial data, and provides a variety of other accounting services to the general public, utilizing principles of accounting. Researches records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred. Advises clients regarding matters, such as effective use of resources and methods for preventing capital from being frozen. Interprets accounts and records to client. Estimates expenditures expected. Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of other accounting theories and principles. Excludes paraprofessional positions. May analyze financial records and review information such as material assets, income surpluses, liabilities and expenditures to verify net worth or reports on financial status or to carry out accounting and reporting requirements. May estimate future revenues and expenditures to prepare budget. May develop accounting records based on knowledge of interest and discount annuities, sinking funds, amortization valuation of depletable assets, and tax issues. May develop, install, and maintain budgeting systems that provide control of expenditures made to carry out activities, such as advertising and marketing, production and labor, maintenance, or project activities, such as construction of buildings. Less

Analyzes past and present financial data, and provides a variety of other accounting services to the general public, utilizing principles of accounting. Researches records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations... More

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