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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  
   
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
$23,599 - $53,096  
   
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
Salary$23,981 - $55,810  
   
Total Pay$23,599 - $53,096  
[+]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  
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[+]Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician (3)
$28,125 - $73,921  
   
[+]Aircraft Mechanic / Service Technician (3)
Salary$24,711 - $71,758  
   
Total Pay$28,125 - $73,921  
[+]Auditor (3)
$38,060 - $78,481  
   
[+]Auditor (3)
Salary$46,547 - $81,084  
   
Total Pay$38,060 - $78,481  
[+]Avionics Technician (2)
$26,493 - $66,203  
   
[+]Avionics Technician (2)
Salary$28,002 - $67,167  
   
Total Pay$26,493 - $66,203  
[+]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 (8)
$37,319 - $94,961  
   
[+]Contract Specialist (8)
Salary$38,491 - $89,093  
   
Bonus$10.31 - $2,806  
Total Pay$37,319 - $94,961  
[+]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  
[+]Customer Service Associate (2)
$25,872 - $66,154  
   
[+]Customer Service Associate (2)
Total Pay$25,872 - $66,154  
   
[+]Diesel Mechanic (2)
$23,237 - $73,555  
   
[+]Diesel Mechanic (2)
Total Pay$23,237 - $73,555  
   
[+]Electrical Engineer (5)
$59,248 - $135,833  
   
[+]Electrical Engineer (5)
Salary$59,973 - $128,982  
   
Total Pay$59,248 - $135,833  
[+]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)
$44,316 - $96,414  
   
[+]Executive Assistant (3)
Salary$49,586 - $95,464  
   
Bonus$436.66 - $6,720  
Total Pay$44,316 - $96,414  
[+]Government Program Manager (2)
$74,734 - $171,666  
   
[+]Government Program Manager (2)
Salary$73,024 - $161,819  
   
Bonus$935 - $11,109  
Total Pay$74,734 - $171,666  
[+]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 (11)
$32,742 - $98,994  
   
[+]Information Technology Specialist (11)
Salary$32,438 - $98,994  
   
Bonus$27.64 - $6,251  
Total Pay$32,742 - $98,994  
[+]Intelligence Analyst (5)
$38,707 - $143,290  
   
[+]Intelligence Analyst (5)
Salary$38,524 - $138,365  
   
Total Pay$38,707 - $143,290  
[+]Intelligence Officer (2)
$69,919 - $124,508  
   
[+]Intelligence Officer (2)
Salary$68,259 - $120,705  
   
Total Pay$69,919 - $124,508  
[+]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 (3)
$47,060 - $120,289  
   
[+]Management Analyst (3)
Salary$45,687 - $116,893  
   
Bonus$381.25 - $4,247  
Total Pay$47,060 - $120,289  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (7)
$57,030 - $121,057  
   
[+]Mechanical Engineer (7)
Salary$59,349 - $109,133  
   
Bonus$332.56 - $5,961  
Total Pay$57,030 - $121,057  
[+]Medical Support Assistant (2)
$22,882 - $42,290  
   
[+]Medical Support Assistant (2)
Total Pay$22,882 - $42,290  
   
[+]Medical Ultrasound Technologist (2)
$43,085 - $76,139  
   
[+]Medical Ultrasound Technologist (2)
Total Pay$43,085 - $76,139  
   
[+]Operations Manager (3)
$36,148 - $75,082  
   
[+]Operations Manager (3)
Salary$39,079 - $80,793  
   
Bonus$343.14 - $6,677  
Total Pay$36,148 - $75,082  
[+]Operations Supervisor (2)
$31,942 - $91,881  
   
[+]Operations Supervisor (2)
Salary$36,718 - $91,183  
   
Total Pay$31,942 - $91,881  
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (2)
$19,781 - $102,531  
   
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (2)
Salary$55,266 - $118,455  
   
Bonus$19.37 - $1,663  
Total Pay$19,781 - $102,531  
[+]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  
   
[+]Police Officer (2)
$31,335 - $67,625  
   
[+]Police Officer (2)
Total Pay$31,335 - $67,625  
   
[+]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 (4)
$53,483 - $156,710  
   
[+]Program Analyst (4)
Salary$55,943 - $140,872  
   
Total Pay$53,483 - $156,710  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (5)
$51,745 - $152,157  
   
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (5)
Salary$53,663 - $147,703  
   
Total Pay$51,745 - $152,157  
[+]Program Manager, IT (2)
$83,788 - $144,599  
   
[+]Program Manager, IT (2)
Salary$84,660 - $134,084  
   
Total Pay$83,788 - $144,599  
[+]Project Engineer (2)
$63,697 - $144,338  
   
[+]Project Engineer (2)
Salary$64,700 - $131,162  
   
Bonus$204.36 - $6,446  
Total Pay$63,697 - $144,338  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
$78,726 - $172,111  
   
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
Salary$82,843 - $165,296  
   
Total Pay$78,726 - $172,111  
[+]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 Database Administrator (DBA) (2)
$61,150 - $126,206  
   
[+]Senior Database Administrator (DBA) (2)
Salary$59,972 - $117,368  
   
Total Pay$61,150 - $126,206  
[+]Senior Systems Administrator (2)
$58,487 - $114,648  
   
[+]Senior Systems Administrator (2)
Salary$60,141 - $108,790  
   
Total Pay$58,487 - $114,648  
[+]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  
[+]Training Specialist (2)
$42,150 - $82,124  
   
[+]Training Specialist (2)
Salary$42,681 - $80,593  
   
Total Pay$42,150 - $82,124  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Jul 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 383
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