Average Salary for U.S. Department Of Agriculture Employees

A salary of $85K annually is the median rate at U.S. Department Of Agriculture. How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for U.S. Department Of Agriculture workers, followed by your city. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at U.S. Department Of Agriculture for between five and 10 years earn around $97K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of $62K annually.


U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Missouri; salaries there average to about $102K per year.


The highest average salaries go to Program Analysts who bring in close to $74K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Data Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $98K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; roughly a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; U.S. Department Of Agriculture gives paid vacation days to one in three employees and sick leave to 22 percent. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. A large number of survey participants receive health insurance, and a majority of employees get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, life insurance, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats for U.S. Department Of Agriculture


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44 %
$61,809 - $107,579
$52,166 - $117,800
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1-4 years
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10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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