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Average Salary for U.S. Department Of Agriculture Employees

The typical salary at U.S. Department Of Agriculture is $64K per year. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

U.S. Department Of Agriculture typically pays:
15%
above market

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Employer: U.S. Department Of Agriculture
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[-]Biological Science Laboratory Technician (2)
$32,260 - $60,805  
   
[-]Biological Science Laboratory Technician (2)
Total Pay$32,260 - $60,805  
   
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Years of Experience

A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns $80K annually.

Locations

By state, the highest compensation levels appear in District of Columbia, where the average salary is $96K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Doctorate (PhD); U.S. Department Of Agriculture awards around $80K to these degree-holders.

Skills

In this position, it pays to have Data Analysis in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $80K. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the U.S. Department Of Agriculture workforce; close to one-fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at U.S. Department Of Agriculture can sometimes lack paid time off; 45 percent get paid vacation days, and 36 percent receive paid sick leave. More than half 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 a fair portion of workers, and a majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

Female
47 %
Male
53 %
Salary
$59,837 - $90,545
Salary
$50,868 - $97,797
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
32%
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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