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Average Salary for Defense Intelligence Agency Employees

Typical salaries for Defense Intelligence Agency workers verge on the six figures ($93K). Your experience level influences pay for Defense Intelligence Agency workers the most, followed by geography and what you do at the company. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Defense Intelligence Agency typically pays:
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Employer: Defense Intelligence Agency
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Intelligence Analyst (3)
$39,203 - $119,032  
[-]Intelligence Analyst (3)
Salary$44,194 - $116,656  
Total Pay$39,203 - $119,032  
[+]Intelligence Officer (3)
$52,240 - $141,205  
[+]Intelligence Officer (3)
Salary$53,817 - $136,781  
Bonus$431.40 - $10,690  
Total Pay$52,240 - $141,205  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Years of Experience

A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns around $87K per year.


Residents of Tampa pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $114K annually; other top-paying cities include Miami (about $90K) and Washington, DC ($84K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Florida, where they average to $92K per year.


Typically, Intelligence Officers are the best paid with salaries hovering at $90K; Intelligence Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $82K.

Certifications and Degrees

CompTIA Security+ Experts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $109K. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ITIL Leader is rewarded at about $109K annually. Defense Intelligence Agency provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $102K per year.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $125K. A common skill in Defense Intelligence Agency's work force is Microsoft Office; approximately one-fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Signals Intelligence , Research Analysis, and Open Source.


Home to more men than women (Defense Intelligence Agency's employee population is more than 3 to 1 male-to-female), most workers here are men.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, 45 percent report receiving the former, whereas a little over a half of workers report receiving the latter. More than half of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A strong majority of workers receive health insurance, and a fair portion of workers get dental coverage. Defense Intelligence Agency employees also enjoy perks such as flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

14 %
86 %
$51,575 - $125,721
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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