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Updated: 18 Oct 2014
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How This Employer Pays
U.S. Department of Defense typically pays its employees
-2%
below market
Similar employers pay their employees:
4%
above market
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 120 U.S. Department of Defense votes.
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Employer: U.S. Department of Defense
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$0$50K$100K$150K
[-]Mechanical Engineer (9)
$58,231 - $124,313  
   
[-]Mechanical Engineer (9)
Salary$62,127 - $112,378  
   
Bonus$309.01 - $6,224  
Total Pay$58,231 - $124,313  
[+]Information Technology Specialist (9)
$34,546 - $104,462  
   
[+]Information Technology Specialist (9)
Salary$36,237 - $101,017  
   
Total Pay$34,546 - $104,462  
[+]Contract Specialist (7)
$36,891 - $98,182  
   
[+]Contract Specialist (7)
Salary$40,163 - $85,254  
   
Bonus$7.26 - $2,315  
Total Pay$36,891 - $98,182  
[+]Electronics Engineer (5)
$50,856 - $121,832  
   
[+]Electronics Engineer (5)
Salary$52,020 - $115,092  
   
Bonus$238.55 - $6,427  
Total Pay$50,856 - $121,832  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 366

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Popular Perks 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Paid sick leave 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Life insurance / disability 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Flexible schedule

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Key Statistics for U.S. Department of Defense

Gender
Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni
Salary:$50,114 - $90,541 $63,999 - $104,899
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
29%
Top Degrees
Bachelor's Degree
82 salaries
$44,715 - $117,736
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
24 salaries
$40,736 - $141,100
Associate's Degree
20 salaries
$41,622 - $80,151
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration
11 salaries
$40,256 - $124,967
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Computer Science (CS)
9 salaries
$65,414 - $111,677

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