Average Salary for Army National Guard Employees

Compensation for Army National Guard employees is around $58K annually on average. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Army National Guard, but geography and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Bringing in the most money are Soldiers — their earnings average approximately $78K per year. Human Resources Managers are a close second at around $68K along with Recruiters (about $52K) and Human Resources Assistants ($49K).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($79K annually) can be spotted in Columbia, S.C.; Lansing, Mich. ($71K), Arlington, Va. ($68K), and Alexandria, La. (around $50K) are the next top-paying cities. Across Army National Guard's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Pennsylvania earn the most, taking home $81K per year.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $61K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $55K per year on average. The largest fraction of Army National Guard people (38 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $58K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a FAA Pilot Licensee certainly has its perks — salaries approach $79K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Cisco Certified Network Associate can certainly pay off here; those folks make $72K on average. Army National Guard provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in approximately $61K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $85K per year. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, just under a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Human Resources Information System.


At Army National Guard, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Army National Guard has room for improvement — only half of respondents are paid for vacation and sick time. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most workers receive health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.

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$36,625 - $54,000
$43,482 - $74,924
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