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Updated: 23 Jul 2014
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How This Employer Pays
U.S. Department of Defense typically pays its employees
-1%
below market
Similar employers pay their employees:
-2%
below market
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 121 U.S. Department of Defense votes.
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Employer: U.S. Department of Defense
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$0$60K$120K$180K
[-]Information Technology Specialist (11)
$32,742 - $98,994  
   
[-]Information Technology Specialist (11)
Salary$32,438 - $98,994  
   
Bonus$27.64 - $6,251  
Total Pay$32,742 - $98,994  
[+]Contract Specialist (8)
$37,319 - $94,961  
   
[+]Contract Specialist (8)
Salary$38,491 - $89,093  
   
Bonus$10.31 - $2,806  
Total Pay$37,319 - $94,961  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (6)
$56,862 - $122,782  
   
[+]Mechanical Engineer (6)
Salary$58,844 - $109,942  
   
Bonus$455.58 - $7,376  
Total Pay$56,862 - $122,782  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (5)
$51,745 - $152,157  
   
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (5)
Salary$53,663 - $147,703  
   
Total Pay$51,745 - $152,157  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Jul 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 389

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Key Statistics for U.S. Department of Defense

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Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni
Salary:$48,971 - $84,591 $57,794 - $102,315
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%
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Bachelor's Degree
241 salaries
$43,449 - $118,581
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63 salaries
$47,814 - $133,322
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$35,601 - $82,585
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23 salaries
$47,291 - $136,755
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$53,011 - $135,665

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