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Washington D.C.July 2019

Methodology: The Glassdoor Job Market Report provides a real-time view of hiring trends and wage growth across the U.S. based on millions of online jobs and salaries on Glassdoor. To count job openings, we collect millions of job postings from high-quality online sources including jobs listed on company career sites and applicant tracking systems. Year-over-year comparisons are against the same month in the previous year.
   To report pay, we apply a proprietary machine-learning algorithm that estimates median annual base pay for full-time workers. Year-over-year estimates for median salary growth are based on 3-month moving averages. Median base pay is presented in nominal dollars and is not adjusted for inflation or seasonality.
Metro areas are based on U.S. Census Bureau “core-based statistical areas” (CBSAs). July 2019 figures are current as of July 20, 2019.

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Open Jobs by Industry
 Open Jobs by Employer Size
– Pay by Job Title
– Pay by Industry
– Pay by Employer Size

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Washington DC Quick Facts

July 2019 YoY
Washington DC Open Jobs 181,794 3.9%
U.S. Open Jobs 5,846,584 4.6%
Washington DC Median Pay $ 61,526 2.6%
U.S. Median Pay $ 53,602 1.9%

Open Jobs by Industry

Open Jobs YoY
Accounting & Legal 2,755 -8.2%
Aerospace & Defense 12,162 5.6%
Architecture & Civil Engineering 2,521 -4.6%
Arts & Entertainment 1,532 -16.7%
Automotive 1,912 -4.1%
Banking & Financial Services 3,803 -13.5%
Beauty & Fitness 1,946 53.7%
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals 3,391 -10.4%
Business Services 1,032 -12.0%
Computer Software & Hardware 8,219 -1.6%
Construction 1,719 14.9%
Consulting 11,646 3.3%
Consumer Electronics 203 -47.6%
Education & Schools 5,736 0.1%
Energy & Utilities 869 14.9%
Facilities 928 1.1%
Government 8,139 -3.4%
Health Care & Hospitals 15,131 -16.1%
Information Technology 16,244 0.1%
Insurance 1,375 8.2%
Internet & Tech 1,971 40.4%
Manufacturing 2,533 -10.1%
Marketing & Advertising 1,825 -15.9%
Media & Publishing 974 9.5%
Nonprofit 3,162 -8.4%
Private Security 1,077 44.9%
Real Estate 1,846 -1.2%
Restaurants & Bars 12,013 18.9%
Retail 7,512 -3.3%
Supermarkets 2,060 4.8%
Telecommunications 1,563 -15.2%
Transportation & Logistics 4,388 57.7%
Travel & Tourism 1,960 -26.5%
Wholesale 480 -8.9%
Other 37,167
Total 181,794 3.9%

Open Jobs by Employer Size

Open Jobs YoY
<51 20,120 11.2%
51-200 22,090 6.8%
201-500 15,920 2.0%
501-1000 9,150 -8.2%
1001-5000 26,260 2.1%
5000+ 74,100 0.1%
Other 14,150 30.3%
Total 181,794 3.9%

Pay by Job Title

Design
Median Base Pay YoY
Graphic Designer $ 58,323 2.1%
Education
Median Base Pay YoY
Professor $ 100,393 0.9%
Research Assistant $ 36,218 3.2%
Teacher $ 60,067 2.9%
Engineering
Median Base Pay YoY
Civil Engineer $ 78,350 2.7%
Design Engineer $ 86,939 2.1%
Electrical Engineer $ 88,183 2.3%
Field Engineer $ 76,082 4.8%
Mechanical Engineer $ 81,422 1.9%
Quality Engineer $ 83,443 2.2%
Finance
Median Base Pay YoY
Accountant $ 67,038 2.1%
Bank Teller $ 35,663 3.8%
Claims Adjuster $ 56,259 1.5%
Financial Advisor $ 58,654 0.6%
Financial Analyst $ 74,186 2.3%
Insurance Agent $ 45,533 3.2%
Loan Officer $ 50,688 2.0%
Tax Manager $ 110,129 1.2%
Food Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Barista $ 27,398 3.4%
Bartender $ 40,084 1.3%
Restaurant Cook $ 32,033 3.6%
Restaurant Manager $ 56,238 3.7%
Server $ 36,672 1.7%
Health
Median Base Pay YoY
Certified Nursing Assistant $ 32,937 4.0%
Emergency Medical Technician $ 42,608 4.2%
Licensed Practical Nurse $ 49,730 2.8%
Medical Assistant $ 38,927 2.0%
Medical Technologist $ 60,052 2.6%
Pharmacist $ 124,877 0.0%
Pharmacy Technician $ 33,544 7.2%
Physical Therapist $ 83,149 4.2%
Registered Nurse $ 72,933 2.3%
Human Resources
Median Base Pay YoY
Human Resources Manager $ 83,890 -0.3%
Recruiter $ 63,060 2.1%
Labor
Median Base Pay YoY
Construction Laborer $ 43,465 3.0%
Delivery Driver $ 41,482 3.3%
Machine Operator $ 40,470 6.1%
Maintenance Technician $ 50,081 2.9%
Maintenance Worker $ 44,907 -2.4%
Technician $ 53,585 3.9%
Truck Driver $ 56,406 4.3%
Warehouse Associate $ 44,493 5.1%
Law
Median Base Pay YoY
Attorney $ 134,691 -1.1%
Paralegal $ 60,764 3.3%
Manufacturing
Median Base Pay YoY
Manufacturing Engineer $ 80,121 3.1%
Material Handler $ 39,410 3.2%
Process Engineer $ 87,396 2.7%
Production Manager $ 74,900 4.2%
Media
Median Base Pay YoY
Producer $ 69,772 2.9%
Technical Editor $ 67,623 2.6%
Operations
Median Base Pay YoY
Operations Analyst $ 73,171 2.0%
Operations Manager $ 78,724 1.3%
Security Officer $ 48,674 4.8%
Professional Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Administrative Assistant $ 50,524 2.6%
Business Analyst $ 78,346 2.2%
Business Development Manager $ 83,709 -2.6%
Communications Manager $ 85,601 4.1%
Consultant $ 83,356 1.4%
Customer Service Manager $ 57,572 1.0%
Customer Service Representative $ 43,195 4.4%
Marketing Manager $ 80,580 2.7%
Office Manager $ 58,359 3.0%
Product Manager $ 111,310 2.8%
Program Manager $ 99,127 1.7%
Project Manager $ 90,907 2.2%
Real Estate
Median Base Pay YoY
Property Manager $ 65,883 1.3%
Retail
Median Base Pay YoY
Buyer $ 62,421 1.5%
Cashier $ 29,382 4.1%
Retail Key Holder $ 32,810 2.6%
Store Manager $ 58,054 2.6%
Sales
Median Base Pay YoY
Sales Manager $ 73,221 2.1%
Sales Representative $ 56,222 4.4%
Technology
Median Base Pay YoY
Data Analyst $ 74,937 3.1%
Data Scientist $ 107,524 4.1%
IT Manager $ 109,029 2.4%
Java Developer $ 85,130 3.0%
Programmer Analyst $ 81,046 1.2%
Software Engineer $ 99,191 3.3%
Solutions Architect $ 122,790 0.8%
Systems Engineer $ 93,018 2.4%
Technical Support $ 59,061 3.6%
UX Designer $ 90,231 2.1%
Web Designer $ 70,118 3.9%
Web Developer $ 87,396 1.7%

Pay by Industry

Median Base Pay
Accounting & Legal $ 61,373
Aerospace & Defense $ 63,729
Architecture & Civil Engineering $ 61,508
Arts & Entertainment $ 54,819
Automotive $ 55,025
Banking & Financial Services $ 60,168
Beauty & Fitness $ 53,729
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals $ 64,205
Business Services $ 58,316
Computer Software & Hardware $ 62,340
Construction $ 59,864
Consulting $ 61,684
Consumer Electronics $ 53,277
Consumer Services $ 54,591
Education & Schools $ 55,990
Energy & Utilities $ 65,519
Facilities $ 54,912
Farming & Agriculture $ 60,208
Government $ 60,284
Health Care & Hospitals $ 59,087
Information Technology $ 59,420
Insurance $ 60,400
Internet & Tech $ 61,169
Manufacturing $ 61,424
Marketing & Advertising $ 57,238
Media & Publishing $ 57,982
Nonprofit $ 55,816
Private Security $ 55,067
Real Estate $ 58,026
Recruiting & Staffing $ 56,666
Restaurants & Bars $ 55,328
Retail $ 55,478
Supermarkets $ 55,879
Telecommunications $ 59,021
Transportation & Logistics $ 58,591
Travel & Tourism $ 56,371
Wholesale $ 58,629

Pay by Employer Size

Median Base Pay
<51 $ 55,540
51-200 $ 57,660
201-500 $ 58,844
501-1000 $ 59,552
1001-5000 $ 60,943
5000+ $ 61,943