Washington, District of Columbia 

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Jobs in Washington, District of Columbia

The unemployment rate in Washington is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%)


YOU SHOULD KNOW

- That Job Growth in Washington has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 3.7% over the past year.
- The average salary in Washington is $69,235.
- The median home cost in Washington is $566,800

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  EMPLOYMENT INFORMATIONWashington, District of ColumbiaUnited States
  Income per Cap.$46,502$28,555
  Household Income$69,235$53,482
  Unemployment Rate6.10%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth3.67%1.59%
  Future Job Growth41.25%37.98%
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  AVERAGE SALARY BY OCCUPATIONWashington, District of ColumbiaUnited States
  Management$84,872$65,643
  Business, Financial$75,093$55,431
  Computer, Math$77,284$73,554
  Architecture, Engineering$81,330$74,001
  Sciences$84,265$55,336
  Social Service$56,394$38,592
  Legal$116,642$74,395
  Education$47,386$39,450
  Arts, Entertainment$59,621$36,374
  Health Practitioners$74,983$64,417
  Health Technicians$40,586$35,954
  Healthcare Support$26,387$22,334
  Fire Fighters$31,945$29,766
  Law Enforcement$71,724$55,397
  Food Prep, Serving$20,629$13,351
  Cleaning, Maintenance$22,916$18,423
  Personal Care$21,711$15,351
  Sales, Related$30,886$26,485
  Office Admin, Support$40,580$29,268
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$60,854$19,254
  Construction, Extraction$33,511$32,468
  Maintence, Repair$39,402$40,948
  Production$27,039$31,479
  Transportation$31,637$32,663
  Material Moving$25,264$22,126
  AVERAGE SALARY BY INDUSTRYWashington, District of ColumbiaUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$40,455$24,135
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$130,625$62,204
  Construction$36,717$35,300
  Manufacturing$61,431$42,158
  Wholesale Trade$55,013$41,714
  Retail Trade$21,442$21,666
  Transportation and Warehousing$38,495$40,449
  Utilities$73,939$62,996
  Information$66,181$48,512
  Finance and Insurance$90,082$50,584
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$50,088$36,265
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$77,456$59,897
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$74,808$61,392
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$29,236$23,873
  Educational Services$45,056$37,346
  Health Care and Social Assistance$41,377$33,234
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$34,736$21,042
  Accommodation and Food Services$22,723$14,790
  Other Services$52,586$22,627
  Public Administration$85,784$51,719
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Reviews for Washington    95 Reviews
Day to Day Life is Stressful - 11/14/2017
I've lived in and around the District for 40 years and have watched it become increasingly congested and stressful. Commutes are a nightmare made worse by the rise of... Read More

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Washington, DC - 9/28/2015
I've been in DC for 10 yrs now. It's a great place to live, if can afford it. I'm a Chicago native. I came to DC by way of Military.DC was my final duty station. After... Read More

Climate is big downside - 6/22/2015
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