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Average Salary for U.S. Department of Defense Employees

How This Employer Pays

U.S. Department of Defense typically pays:
-3%
below market
Similar employers pay:
at market
 
Employer: U.S. Department of Defense
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Mechanical Engineer (12)
$53,505 - $123,986  
   
[-]Mechanical Engineer (12)
Salary$52,741 - $109,262  
   
Bonus$296.93 - $5,975  
Total Pay$53,505 - $123,986  
[+]Information Technology Specialist (9)
$37,196 - $96,534  
   
[+]Information Technology Specialist (9)
Salary$36,937 - $99,787  
   
Total Pay$37,196 - $96,534  
[+]Electrical Engineer (7)
$60,655 - $136,950  
   
[+]Electrical Engineer (7)
Salary$62,811 - $133,894  
   
Total Pay$60,655 - $136,950  
[+]Electronics Engineer (6)
$50,253 - $120,741  
   
[+]Electronics Engineer (6)
Salary$50,805 - $114,944  
   
Bonus$226.15 - $3,861  
Total Pay$50,253 - $120,741  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 381

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Key Stats for U.S. Department of Defense

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %
Salary
$37,664 - $87,081
Salary
$52,191 - $101,850
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
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