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Average Salary for U.S. Department of Defense Employees

How This Employer Pays

U.S. Department of Defense typically pays:
-2%
below market
Similar employers pay:
3%
above market
Employer: U.S. Department of Defense
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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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  
   
Total Pay$32,517 - $97,343  
[+]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  
[+]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  
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist (5)
$38,260 - $100,472  
   
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist (5)
Salary$43,832 - $92,237  
   
Total Pay$38,260 - $100,472  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 364
United States (change)

Key Stats

Female
31 %
Male
69 %
Salary
$37,163 - $90,541
Salary
$52,115 - $105,596
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
29%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

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