Years of Experience
A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns $87K per year.
Residents of Tampa pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $114K annually; other top-paying cities include Miami ($90K) and Washington, DC (about $84K). Across Defense Intelligence Agency's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Florida earn the most, taking home approximately $92K per year.
Typically, Intelligence Officers are the best paid with salaries hovering at around $90K; Intelligence Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $82K.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than CompTIA Security+ Experts, who make about $109K. Earning a Certified ITIL Leader certification garners significant financial rewards of $109K annually. Defense Intelligence Agency compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at around $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 $125K. Microsoft Office is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one-fourth of Defense Intelligence Agency's people use it regularly. Signals Intelligence, Research Analysis, and Open Source are also desirable skills.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Defense Intelligence Agency's employees.
Benefits and Perks
Although the firm compensates a little over a half of workers for vacation days, it only pays 45 percent for sick time. A majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). A strong majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and a casual working environment.