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

Employees at U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force make $75K per year on average. Though your experience level and your role at the company do impact pay, geography is the primary influence on employee salary at U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force Median Salary by Job


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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
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Residents of Honolulu, Hawaii pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $117K annually; other top-paying cities include Tacoma, Wash. (approximately $92K) and Colorado Springs, Colo. (around $84K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Michigan, where they average to $154K per year.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $73K annually. Survey participants who have worked at U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force for between five and 10 years earn about $83K per year on average. The largest fraction of U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force people (39 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $83K annually on average.


Test Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $77K per year; Logistics Management Specialists come in second with median earnings amounting to $76K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Dental Licenses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $140K per year. Acquiring certification to be a DAWIA Level III Life Cycle Logistics Specialist is rewarded with median pay of $76K annually. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) at U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force come out on top, and their salaries approach around $115K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Radiology; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $233K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, approximately one-tenth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Financial Analysis, Strategic Marketing, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Only 36 percent receive paid vacation and sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of respondents, and a majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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


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64 %
$40,257 - $73,712
$52,711 - $117,565

Job Satisfaction

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based on 15 votes.
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10-19 years
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