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[-]Accountant (3)
$41,857 - $84,156  
   
[-]Accountant (3)
Salary$44,659 - $80,076  
   
Total Pay$41,857 - $84,156  
[+]Accounting Technician (2)
$28,658 - $58,374  
   
[+]Accounting Technician (2)
Total Pay$28,658 - $58,374  
   
[+]Aerospace Engineer (2)
$63,568 - $129,721  
   
[+]Aerospace Engineer (2)
Salary$65,800 - $119,481  
   
Total Pay$63,568 - $129,721  
[+]Air Traffic Controller (2)
$57,293 - $170,326  
   
[+]Air Traffic Controller (2)
Salary$59,211 - $170,082  
   
Total Pay$57,293 - $170,326  
[+]Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician (2)
$28,239 - $69,001  
   
[+]Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician (2)
Total Pay$28,239 - $69,001  
   
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[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
$82,281 - $200,724  
   
[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
Salary$69,886 - $177,307  
   
Total Pay$82,281 - $200,724  
[+]Auditor (2)
$40,405 - $86,637  
   
[+]Auditor (2)
Salary$43,213 - $97,175  
   
Total Pay$40,405 - $86,637  
[+]Budget Analyst (4)
$46,193 - $111,247  
   
[+]Budget Analyst (4)
Salary$47,096 - $103,575  
   
Bonus$375.79 - $4,086  
Total Pay$46,193 - $111,247  
[+]Computer Scientist (3)
$52,199 - $127,730  
   
[+]Computer Scientist (3)
Salary$65,582 - $119,285  
   
Bonus$376.91 - $5,931  
Total Pay$52,199 - $127,730  
[+]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  
[+]Contracting Officer (2)
$40,441 - $110,840  
   
[+]Contracting Officer (2)
Salary$47,094 - $109,141  
   
Bonus$418.08 - $7,828  
Total Pay$40,441 - $110,840  
[+]Contracts Manager (3)
$58,539 - $135,257  
   
[+]Contracts Manager (3)
Salary$60,625 - $132,320  
   
Total Pay$58,539 - $135,257  
[+]Diesel Mechanic (2)
$23,237 - $73,555  
   
[+]Diesel Mechanic (2)
Total Pay$23,237 - $73,555  
   
[+]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  
[+]Electronics Engineer (2)
$66,626 - $142,523  
   
[+]Electronics Engineer (2)
Salary$64,729 - $138,073  
   
Total Pay$66,626 - $142,523  
[+]Electronics Mechanic (3)
$44,526 - $78,289  
   
[+]Electronics Mechanic (3)
Total Pay$44,526 - $78,289  
   
[+]Electronics Technician (2)
$46,229 - $113,747  
   
[+]Electronics Technician (2)
Salary$39,776 - $102,861  
   
Total Pay$46,229 - $113,747  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist (2)
$45,018 - $104,439  
   
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist (2)
Salary$44,741 - $102,232  
   
Total Pay$45,018 - $104,439  
[+]Executive Assistant (3)
$40,560 - $95,651  
   
[+]Executive Assistant (3)
Salary$49,511 - $98,017  
   
Total Pay$40,560 - $95,651  
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
$49,072 - $163,690  
   
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
Salary$48,819 - $136,186  
   
Bonus$920 - $22,717  
Total Pay$49,072 - $163,690  
[+]Human Resources (HR) Specialist (2)
$37,636 - $90,073  
   
[+]Human Resources (HR) Specialist (2)
Salary$39,441 - $85,983  
   
Total Pay$37,636 - $90,073  
[+]Information Assurance Manager (2)
$46,454 - $91,563  
   
[+]Information Assurance Manager (2)
Salary$40,446 - $86,494  
   
Bonus$251.16 - $7,265  
Total Pay$46,454 - $91,563  
[+]Information Security Analyst (2)
$63,983 - $126,333  
   
[+]Information Security Analyst (2)
Salary$63,385 - $122,383  
   
Bonus$749 - $6,166  
Total Pay$63,983 - $126,333  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (3)
$43,134 - $111,273  
   
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (3)
Salary$45,299 - $107,601  
   
Total Pay$43,134 - $111,273  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Supervisor (2)
$75,661 - $154,100  
   
[+]Information Technology (IT) Supervisor (2)
Salary$77,378 - $148,400  
   
Total Pay$75,661 - $154,100  
[+]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  
[+]Intelligence Analyst (4)
$37,761 - $141,267  
   
[+]Intelligence Analyst (4)
Salary$37,300 - $135,535  
   
Total Pay$37,761 - $141,267  
[+]Logistics Manager (2)
$38,444 - $88,197  
   
[+]Logistics Manager (2)
Salary$41,021 - $89,429  
   
Total Pay$38,444 - $88,197  
[+]Logistics Specialist (2)
$38,679 - $80,753  
   
[+]Logistics Specialist (2)
Salary$37,761 - $77,381  
   
Total Pay$38,679 - $80,753  
[+]Management Analyst (4)
$45,176 - $112,637  
   
[+]Management Analyst (4)
Salary$45,687 - $116,893  
   
Bonus$381.25 - $4,247  
Total Pay$45,176 - $112,637  
[+]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  
[+]Medical Support Assistant (2)
$22,937 - $41,921  
   
[+]Medical Support Assistant (2)
Total Pay$22,937 - $41,921  
   
[+]Medical Ultrasound Technologist (2)
$43,085 - $76,139  
   
[+]Medical Ultrasound Technologist (2)
Total Pay$43,085 - $76,139  
   
[+]Operations Manager (2)
$37,585 - $82,669  
   
[+]Operations Manager (2)
Total Pay$37,585 - $82,669  
   
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (3)
$31,594 - $105,142  
   
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (3)
Salary$39,848 - $101,644  
   
Bonus$19.37 - $1,663  
Total Pay$31,594 - $105,142  
[+]Pharmacy Technician (2)
$25,703 - $48,756  
   
[+]Pharmacy Technician (2)
Bonus$37.08 - $2,242  
   
Total Pay$25,703 - $48,756  
[+]Physician Assistant (PA) (2)
$62,267 - $121,267  
   
[+]Physician Assistant (PA) (2)
Total Pay$62,267 - $121,267  
   
[+]Production Controller (3)
$35,115 - $78,048  
   
[+]Production Controller (3)
Salary$36,254 - $76,554  
   
Total Pay$35,115 - $78,048  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$80,561 - $218,750  
   
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$77,879 - $202,755  
   
Bonus$585 - $23,384  
Total Pay$80,561 - $218,750  
[+]Program Analyst (3)
$45,364 - $135,172  
   
[+]Program Analyst (3)
Salary$47,632 - $121,755  
   
Bonus$272.80 - $3,924  
Total Pay$45,364 - $135,172  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (3)
$68,333 - $136,835  
   
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (3)
Salary$67,743 - $137,059  
   
Total Pay$68,333 - $136,835  
[+]Program Manager, IT (2)
$83,788 - $144,599  
   
[+]Program Manager, IT (2)
Salary$84,660 - $134,084  
   
Total Pay$83,788 - $144,599  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
$83,706 - $174,565  
   
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
Salary$87,418 - $169,939  
   
Total Pay$83,706 - $174,565  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (2)
$52,885 - $109,519  
   
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (2)
Salary$54,007 - $104,676  
   
Total Pay$52,885 - $109,519  
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist (5)
$37,846 - $99,678  
   
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist (5)
Salary$44,069 - $93,373  
   
Total Pay$37,846 - $99,678  
[+]Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) (2)
$37,567 - $76,566  
   
[+]Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) (2)
Salary$37,196 - $85,697  
   
Total Pay$37,567 - $76,566  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
$39,468 - $78,624  
   
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
Salary$39,940 - $79,372  
   
Total Pay$39,468 - $78,624  
[+]Research Analyst, Operations (2)
$59,957 - $123,110  
   
[+]Research Analyst, Operations (2)
Salary$64,108 - $116,964  
   
Total Pay$59,957 - $123,110  
[+]Security Manager (2)
$50,067 - $133,039  
   
[+]Security Manager (2)
Salary$50,583 - $123,254  
   
Total Pay$50,067 - $133,039  
[+]Senior Auditor (2)
$48,151 - $105,349  
   
[+]Senior Auditor (2)
Salary$52,713 - $103,877  
   
Bonus$123.67 - $2,601  
Total Pay$48,151 - $105,349  
[+]Senior Test Engineer (2)
$88,123 - $164,248  
   
[+]Senior Test Engineer (2)
Salary$87,142 - $161,974  
   
Total Pay$88,123 - $164,248  
[+]Software Engineer (2)
$47,830 - $121,795  
   
[+]Software Engineer (2)
Salary$49,576 - $113,922  
   
Total Pay$47,830 - $121,795  
[+]Systems Analyst (2)
$45,048 - $117,880  
   
[+]Systems Analyst (2)
Salary$49,818 - $111,735  
   
Total Pay$45,048 - $117,880  
[+]Technical Director (2)
$55,507 - $200,629  
   
[+]Technical Director (2)
Salary$59,534 - $191,504  
   
Total Pay$55,507 - $200,629  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 357
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