Average Salary for Defense Intelligence Agency Employees

Defense Intelligence Agency employees enjoy considerable salaries — pay is approximately $91K annually on average. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

The greater proportion of employees (56 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $88K per year.


Typically, Intelligence Analysts are the best paid with salaries hovering at $82K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Member of the Militarys, who make around $90K per year. On average, salaries rise to about $71K annually for accredited CompTIA Security+ Experts. Regarding salaries and education, Defense Intelligence Agency pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $102K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Open Source; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $106K per year. A garden variety skill at Defense Intelligence Agency is Research Analysis; roughly one in three of Defense Intelligence Agency's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Signals Intelligence, Geospatial Intelligence, and Microsoft Office.


Defense Intelligence Agency's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Half of survey participants have paid vacation, and only about a quarter of respondents can take paid time off for illness. A fair number of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of survey participants, and the larger part of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Defense Intelligence Agency also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement and flexible hours.

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