Washington D.C. has dodged most of the economic bullets which hit other cities.
Washington D.C. added 41,800 jobs this past year, found Delta Associates. Those jobs are good ones reports Patrice Hill in The Washington Times. Compensation plus benefits averages about $123,049, double that in the private sector. The main employer is the federal government. Between the economic stimulus and two wars, the federal government has plenty of jobs which need to get done.