Average Salary for U.S. Department Of Agriculture Employees

The median salary at U.S. Department Of Agriculture is $60K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for U.S. Department Of Agriculture employees is your experience level, though your city plays a role as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $60K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $48K per year. Overall, the greater share of U.S. Department Of Agriculture folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average approximately $92K annually.


By state, U.S. Department Of Agriculture employees make the most in Missouri, earning $109K per year on average.


Program Analysts represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $76K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); U.S. Department Of Agriculture awards $82K to these degree-holders.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Data Analysis; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $106K per year. Folks here also tend to know SAS; on the survey, nearly one in eight of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Policy Analysis, and Office Administration.

Benefits and Perks

One in four workers have paid vacation, and only about 18 percent can take paid time off for illness. The larger part of workers save for retirement through U.S. Department Of Agriculture's 401(k) plan. At U.S. Department Of Agriculture, nearly one-half have health insurance, and roughly one-half have dental coverage. Other privileges include flexible hours, optional telecommute / work from home, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for U.S. Department Of Agriculture


41 %
59 %
$36,174 - $107,579
$46,830 - $108,973
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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