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Updated: 19 Apr 2014
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How This Employer Pays
U.S. Department of Defense typically pays its employees
-1%
below market
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 127 U.S. Department of Defense votes.
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Employer: U.S. Department of Defense
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[-]Information Technology Specialist (11)
$48,380 - $98,994  
   
[-]Information Technology Specialist (11)
Salary$48,165 - $99,340  
   
Bonus$169.12 - $4,714  
Total Pay$48,380 - $98,994  
[+]Intelligence Analyst (9)
$37,297 - $131,833  
   
[+]Intelligence Analyst (9)
Salary$38,425 - $126,423  
   
Bonus$835 - $8,474  
Total Pay$37,297 - $131,833  
[+]Contract Specialist (8)
$37,836 - $94,298  
   
[+]Contract Specialist (8)
Salary$39,017 - $85,931  
   
Bonus$10.68 - $3,845  
Total Pay$37,836 - $94,298  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (7)
$53,601 - $120,244  
   
[+]Mechanical Engineer (7)
Salary$56,281 - $103,989  
   
Bonus$449.42 - $7,720  
Total Pay$53,601 - $120,244  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 440

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Key Statistics for U.S. Department of Defense

Gender
Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni
Salary:$48,146 - $87,246 $57,779 - $103,059
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%
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Bachelor's Degree
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$42,098 - $119,208
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$38,114 - $87,415
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
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$41,584 - $130,748
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration
13 salaries
$40,579 - $128,788
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Computer Science (CS)
11 salaries
$63,203 - $115,385

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