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Updated: 17 Sep 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 113 U.S. Department of Defense votes.
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Employer: U.S. Department of Defense
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$0$50K$100K$150K
[-]Information Technology Specialist (10)
$32,517 - $97,343  
   
[-]Information Technology Specialist (10)
Salary$32,215 - $97,343  
   
Bonus$174.77 - $7,485  
Total Pay$32,517 - $97,343  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (6)
$57,772 - $124,061  
   
[+]Mechanical Engineer (6)
Salary$61,977 - $113,014  
   
Bonus$362.92 - $7,723  
Total Pay$57,772 - $124,061  
[+]Contract Specialist (6)
$39,093 - $103,286  
   
[+]Contract Specialist (6)
Salary$42,900 - $89,534  
   
Bonus$7.26 - $2,315  
Total Pay$39,093 - $103,286  
[+]Electrical Engineer (5)
$56,646 - $128,942  
   
[+]Electrical Engineer (5)
Salary$56,324 - $127,515  
   
Bonus$200.88 - $2,600  
Total Pay$56,646 - $128,942  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 354

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

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Key Statistics for U.S. Department of Defense

Gender
Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni
Salary:$49,804 - $84,670 $57,907 - $101,193
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
29%
Top Degrees
Bachelor's Degree
226 salaries
$44,125 - $116,692
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
56 salaries
$46,272 - $128,801
Associate's Degree
56 salaries
$35,334 - $82,388
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration
19 salaries
$45,389 - $136,453
Doctorate (PhD)
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$56,989 - $140,950

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