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Average Salary for U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force Employees

Compensation for U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force employees tends to be around $74K annually. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force workers, followed by how long you've been working and your city. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force typically pays:
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Employer: U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
$27,207 - $43,107  
[-]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
Salary$24,394 - $43,655  
Total Pay$27,207 - $43,107  
[+]Electrical Engineer (2)
$57,103 - $131,626  
[+]Electrical Engineer (2)
Salary$58,078 - $135,507  
Total Pay$57,103 - $131,626  
[+]Information Technology Specialist (2)
$37,379 - $96,294  
[+]Information Technology Specialist (2)
Salary$41,225 - $95,526  
Total Pay$37,379 - $96,294  
[+]Logistics Management Specialist (2)
$52,946 - $105,853  
[+]Logistics Management Specialist (2)
Salary$57,764 - $106,177  
Total Pay$52,946 - $105,853  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Logistics Management Specialists earn the highest median pay at around $83K, followed by Electrical Engineers ($80K), Information Technology Specialists ($55K), and Licensed Practical Nurses (approximately $33K).

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $44K. For employees with five to ten years at the company, wages tend to be at the about $64K mark. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force workforce (38 percent) has a tenure of 10-19 years and earns $83K per year.


Median pay is highest in Morristown (approximately $102K annually), followed by San Antonio ($87K), Fort Drum ($86K), and Fort Meade (about $82K). Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Aberdeen — at around $65K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force employees make the most in New Jersey, earning about $117K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Psychologists earn $134K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt certification garners significant financial rewards of $117K annually. U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD) are also well compensated, earning around $114K on average.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Systems Engineering; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $128K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; about one in six deem it necessary for work. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

A little more than half of workers enjoy paid vacation, and for a majority of workers, paid sick leave is also a given. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for just over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats

28 %
72 %
$32,060 - $96,000
$52,737 - $101,627
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

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