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Average Salary for Defense Intelligence Agency Employees

Defense Intelligence Agency offers hefty wages with the average worker making $94K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Defense Intelligence Agency fluctuate depending on your experience level; your role at the company and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Defense Intelligence Agency typically pays:
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Years of Experience

Overall, the greater share of Defense Intelligence Agency folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $88K annually.


The highest average salaries go to Intelligence Officers, who bring in close to approximately $113K per year, though Intelligence Analysts are not far behind at $82K annually.


Residents of Tampa, Fla. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $114K per year; other top-paying cities include Miami, Fla. (about $90K) and Washington, DC ($87K). Across Defense Intelligence Agency's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Florida earn the most, taking home around $92K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Member of the Militarys earn approximately $90K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The best paid folks at Defense Intelligence Agency have a Bachelor's Degree, earning $111K annually.


Employees who count Microsoft Office among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $111K per year. Signals Intelligence is regularly seen around here; close to a fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Research Analysis, Project Management, and Human Intelligence.


Defense Intelligence Agency's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, 44 percent report receiving the former, whereas a majority of employees report receiving the latter. A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of survey participants use it to save for retirement. For a large number of employees, benefits include health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Defense Intelligence Agency


17 %
83 %
$50,839 - $126,181
Less than 1 year
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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