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It is not unusual for people who work at U.S. Department Of State to earn generous salaries — average pay comes to $90K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for U.S. Department Of State employees is how long you've been working, though your role at the company and your city play a role as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Job (Number Reporting)
|$58,000 - $151,910|
|Salary||$57,525 - $152,253|
|Bonus||$595 - $20,360|
|Total Pay||$58,000 - $151,910|
|$58,286 - $182,597|
|Salary||$57,823 - $175,583|
|Total Pay||$58,286 - $182,597|
|$55,525 - $135,923|
|Salary||$56,758 - $131,980|
|Total Pay||$55,525 - $135,923|
|$38,134 - $123,108|
|Salary||$39,532 - $124,104|
|Total Pay||$38,134 - $123,108|
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $66K. By and large, the biggest segment of U.S. Department Of State's workforce (26 percent) have been working for five to nine years and take home $86K per year.
Earning around $106K on average, Federal Special Agents receive the most money, followed by Diplomats (approximately $105K), Information Management Specialists (about $103K), and Foreign Service Officers ($94K). Facility Managers make $68K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Residents of Arlington pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $96K annually; other top-paying cities include Washington, DC ($93K) and Chicago ($78K). Across U.S. Department Of State's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Virginia earn the most, taking home approximately $96K per year.
CompTIA Security+ Experts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $115K. Earning a Security Clearance Certification certification garners significant financial rewards of $113K annually. Those with a Doctorate (PhD) at U.S. Department Of State come out on top, and their salaries approach around $96K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Policy Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $128K. Folks here also tend to know Oral / Verbal Communication; on the survey, close to one-seventh of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to know Project Management, Writing Procedures & Documentation, and Foreign Languages.
Most employees — over one-half of workers — are lucky enough to receive paid vacation and paid sick leave. A majority of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Almost all workers have health insurance, and benefits for just over two-fifths of workers also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, a company cell phone, relocation expenses, and flexible hours.
$40,134 - $97,976
$63,571 - $123,325
|Extremely satisfied||Rated 5 out of 5
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