Average Salary for Defense Intelligence Agency Employees

Defense Intelligence Agency employees enjoy considerable salaries — pay is approximately $93K annually. How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for Defense Intelligence Agency workers, followed by your city and your job title. This report is based on answers 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)
National Data (?
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[-]Intelligence Analyst (3)
$42,068 - $119,406  
[-]Intelligence Analyst (3)
Salary$43,638 - $114,695  
Total Pay$42,068 - $119,406  
[+]Intelligence Officer (3)
$52,379 - $138,400  
[+]Intelligence Officer (3)
Salary$57,301 - $136,376  
Bonus$451.87 - $11,269  
Total Pay$52,379 - $138,400  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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.

Key Stats for Defense Intelligence Agency


14 %
86 %
$51,575 - $125,721
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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