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

Employees at U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force make $73K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force employees is what you do at the company, though where you live and your experience level play a role as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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 (?
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[-]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
$27,355 - $43,004  
[-]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
Salary$24,931 - $43,470  
Total Pay$27,355 - $43,004  
[+]Logistics Management Specialist (2)
$56,258 - $104,645  
[+]Logistics Management Specialist (2)
Salary$59,324 - $105,420  
Total Pay$56,258 - $104,645  
[+]Project Engineer (2)
$62,578 - $131,669  
[+]Project Engineer (2)
Salary$62,209 - $131,809  
Total Pay$62,578 - $131,669  
[+]Information Technology Specialist (2)
$38,331 - $95,906  
[+]Information Technology Specialist (2)
Salary$40,949 - $94,175  
Total Pay$38,331 - $95,906  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Logistics Management Specialists, Electrical Engineers, Information Technology Specialists, and Licensed Practical Nurses; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $83K, the other salaries come in at $80K, $55K, and around $33K, respectively.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($87K annually) can be spotted in San Antonio; Fort Drum (about $86K), Fort Meade (approximately $82K), and Aberdeen Proving Ground ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Colorado Springs at about $40K. U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force workers in New Jersey earn the most — $117K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $44K. Average pay is typically around $64K for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force workforce (38 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns $73K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $134K for Licensed Psychologists; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at about $117K per year. Employees who have a Doctorate (PhD) make the most here, hauling in $114K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Systems Engineering in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $128K. Project Management is a popular skill among U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force workers, with around one in six of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. As for time away from work, U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force does compensate more than half of workers for sick days, but only half of workers can take paid time off for vacation. At U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force, a little more than half of workers have health insurance, and over one-half of workers have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force


29 %
71 %
$32,060 - $96,000
$49,316 - $100,699
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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