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Updated: 16 Aug 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:
1%
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$136.61 - $8,540  
Total Pay$32,517 - $97,343  
[+]Contract Specialist (6)
$41,168 - $101,745  
   
[+]Contract Specialist (6)
Salary$41,862 - $93,145  
   
Bonus$9.19 - $2,442  
Total Pay$41,168 - $101,745  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (6)
$58,021 - $121,934  
   
[+]Mechanical Engineer (6)
Salary$60,876 - $110,320  
   
Bonus$337.04 - $6,815  
Total Pay$58,021 - $121,934  
[+]Electrical Engineer (5)
$54,981 - $131,755  
   
[+]Electrical Engineer (5)
Salary$55,602 - $124,454  
   
Bonus$207.57 - $3,077  
Total Pay$54,981 - $131,755  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 357

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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, Tuition reimbursement

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Key Statistics for U.S. Department of Defense

Gender
Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni
Salary:$49,576 - $91,964 $62,505 - $106,168
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%
Top Degrees
Bachelor's Degree
98 salaries
$43,947 - $119,364
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
27 salaries
$41,220 - $128,433
Associate's Degree
23 salaries
$38,253 - $85,808
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration
12 salaries
$40,420 - $124,003
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11 salaries
$63,203 - $115,385

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