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Average Salary by Job for U.S. Department of Defense Employees

Employer: U.S. Department of Defense
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[-]Accountant (2)
$36,105 - $87,882  
   
[-]Accountant (2)
Salary$40,961 - $84,943  
   
Total Pay$36,105 - $87,882  
[+]Aerospace Engineer (3)
$55,055 - $145,823  
   
[+]Aerospace Engineer (3)
Salary$55,673 - $137,817  
   
Total Pay$55,055 - $145,823  
[+]Air Traffic Controller (2)
$59,597 - $175,441  
   
[+]Air Traffic Controller (2)
Salary$58,232 - $160,235  
   
Total Pay$59,597 - $175,441  
[+]Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic (2)
$37,549 - $86,997  
   
[+]Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic (2)
Total Pay$37,549 - $86,997  
   
[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
$84,802 - $198,045  
   
[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
Salary$70,871 - $174,349  
   
Total Pay$84,802 - $198,045  
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[+]Auditor (2)
$39,909 - $91,945  
   
[+]Auditor (2)
Salary$43,508 - $97,030  
   
Total Pay$39,909 - $91,945  
[+]Avionics Technician (2)
$29,432 - $79,919  
   
[+]Avionics Technician (2)
Total Pay$29,432 - $79,919  
   
[+]Budget Analyst (2)
$54,944 - $116,398  
   
[+]Budget Analyst (2)
Salary$54,611 - $110,273  
   
Total Pay$54,944 - $116,398  
[+]Clinical Nurse Manager (2)
$54,152 - $94,046  
   
[+]Clinical Nurse Manager (2)
Salary$54,831 - $96,265  
   
Total Pay$54,152 - $94,046  
[+]Contract Specialist (6)
$40,832 - $102,344  
   
[+]Contract Specialist (6)
Salary$40,358 - $95,077  
   
Bonus$26.97 - $2,502  
Total Pay$40,832 - $102,344  
[+]Contracting Officer (2)
$62,560 - $128,506  
   
[+]Contracting Officer (2)
Salary$60,572 - $123,625  
   
Total Pay$62,560 - $128,506  
[+]Contracts Manager (2)
$73,257 - $137,713  
   
[+]Contracts Manager (2)
Salary$76,491 - $132,128  
   
Total Pay$73,257 - $137,713  
[+]Diesel Mechanic (2)
$29,513 - $71,897  
   
[+]Diesel Mechanic (2)
Total Pay$29,513 - $71,897  
   
[+]Electrical Engineer (7)
$60,655 - $136,950  
   
[+]Electrical Engineer (7)
Salary$62,811 - $133,894  
   
Total Pay$60,655 - $136,950  
[+]Electronics Engineer (6)
$50,253 - $120,741  
   
[+]Electronics Engineer (6)
Salary$50,805 - $114,944  
   
Bonus$226.15 - $3,861  
Total Pay$50,253 - $120,741  
[+]Electronics Mechanic (2)
$45,032 - $81,005  
   
[+]Electronics Mechanic (2)
Total Pay$45,032 - $81,005  
   
[+]Electronics Technician (2)
$44,691 - $112,231  
   
[+]Electronics Technician (2)
Salary$37,888 - $102,738  
   
Total Pay$44,691 - $112,231  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist (2)
$40,643 - $107,550  
   
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist (2)
Salary$44,055 - $100,991  
   
Total Pay$40,643 - $107,550  
[+]Executive Administrative Assistant (3)
$31,277 - $74,513  
   
[+]Executive Administrative Assistant (3)
Salary$38,834 - $82,213  
   
Total Pay$31,277 - $74,513  
[+]Financial Manager (2)
$44,412 - $190,936  
   
[+]Financial Manager (2)
Salary$41,257 - $121,797  
   
Total Pay$44,412 - $190,936  
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
$46,454 - $149,839  
   
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
Salary$48,291 - $131,989  
   
Bonus$934 - $20,381  
Total Pay$46,454 - $149,839  
[+]Graphic Designer (2)
$37,160 - $101,079  
   
[+]Graphic Designer (2)
Total Pay$37,160 - $101,079  
   
[+]Human Resources (HR) Assistant (2)
$20,865 - $40,498  
   
[+]Human Resources (HR) Assistant (2)
Salary$22,449 - $43,376  
   
Total Pay$20,865 - $40,498  
[+]Human Resources (HR) Specialist (4)
$38,934 - $103,441  
   
[+]Human Resources (HR) Specialist (4)
Salary$38,192 - $100,131  
   
Total Pay$38,934 - $103,441  
[+]Information Security Analyst (2)
$65,275 - $124,487  
   
[+]Information Security Analyst (2)
Salary$65,478 - $124,084  
   
Bonus$727 - $8,044  
Total Pay$65,275 - $124,487  
[+]Information Security Manager (2)
$51,452 - $96,614  
   
[+]Information Security Manager (2)
Salary$52,688 - $95,688  
   
Total Pay$51,452 - $96,614  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (4)
$45,216 - $120,062  
   
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (4)
Salary$47,595 - $114,686  
   
Bonus$497.24 - $11,309  
Total Pay$45,216 - $120,062  
[+]Information Technology Specialist (8)
$36,282 - $95,537  
   
[+]Information Technology Specialist (8)
Salary$36,018 - $98,823  
   
Total Pay$36,282 - $95,537  
[+]Intelligence Analyst (7)
$36,198 - $118,188  
   
[+]Intelligence Analyst (7)
Salary$36,211 - $115,585  
   
Total Pay$36,198 - $118,188  
[+]Intelligence Specialist (3)
$38,601 - $112,207  
   
[+]Intelligence Specialist (3)
Salary$38,719 - $108,536  
   
Total Pay$38,601 - $112,207  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
$34,655 - $60,082  
   
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
Total Pay$34,655 - $60,082  
   
[+]Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse (2)
$30,684 - $49,941  
   
[+]Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse (2)
Salary$31,027 - $46,135  
   
Total Pay$30,684 - $49,941  
[+]Logistics Management Specialist (2)
$44,405 - $95,364  
   
[+]Logistics Management Specialist (2)
Salary$47,418 - $89,591  
   
Total Pay$44,405 - $95,364  
[+]Logistics Manager (3)
$43,850 - $103,324  
   
[+]Logistics Manager (3)
Salary$46,414 - $102,493  
   
Total Pay$43,850 - $103,324  
[+]Logistics Specialist (2)
$35,472 - $82,652  
   
[+]Logistics Specialist (2)
Salary$36,368 - $79,542  
   
Total Pay$35,472 - $82,652  
[+]Management Analyst (4)
$48,374 - $118,925  
   
[+]Management Analyst (4)
Salary$50,193 - $122,768  
   
Bonus$296.70 - $3,805  
Total Pay$48,374 - $118,925  
[+]Mechanic Aircraft (2)
$30,431 - $73,567  
   
[+]Mechanic Aircraft (2)
Total Pay$30,431 - $73,567  
   
[+]Mechanical Engineer (12)
$53,505 - $123,986  
   
[+]Mechanical Engineer (12)
Salary$52,741 - $109,262  
   
Bonus$296.93 - $5,975  
Total Pay$53,505 - $123,986  
[+]Medical Ultrasound Technologist (2)
$40,809 - $78,514  
   
[+]Medical Ultrasound Technologist (2)
Total Pay$40,809 - $78,514  
   
[+]Network Engineer (2)
$49,395 - $109,894  
   
[+]Network Engineer (2)
Salary$50,109 - $106,289  
   
Total Pay$49,395 - $109,894  
[+]Network Technician (2)
$37,936 - $100,416  
   
[+]Network Technician (2)
Salary$39,622 - $96,851  
   
Total Pay$37,936 - $100,416  
[+]Operations Manager (3)
$50,276 - $138,841  
   
[+]Operations Manager (3)
Salary$50,928 - $128,208  
   
Bonus$729 - $10,496  
Total Pay$50,276 - $138,841  
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (2)
$29,597 - $89,249  
   
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (2)
Salary$35,756 - $89,121  
   
Total Pay$29,597 - $89,249  
[+]Physician Assistant (PA) (2)
$63,053 - $114,770  
   
[+]Physician Assistant (PA) (2)
Total Pay$63,053 - $114,770  
   
[+]Physician, Child Psychiatrist (2)
$156,930 - $289,430  
   
[+]Physician, Child Psychiatrist (2)
Salary$137,939 - $251,389  
   
Total Pay$156,930 - $289,430  
[+]Police Officer (2)
$36,025 - $71,543  
   
[+]Police Officer (2)
Total Pay$36,025 - $71,543  
   
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$75,135 - $217,405  
   
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$75,596 - $208,939  
   
Bonus$498.45 - $20,683  
Total Pay$75,135 - $217,405  
[+]Program Analyst (3)
$51,551 - $98,763  
   
[+]Program Analyst (3)
Salary$52,826 - $97,379  
   
Total Pay$51,551 - $98,763  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (3)
$60,394 - $150,924  
   
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (3)
Salary$61,690 - $147,180  
   
Total Pay$60,394 - $150,924  
[+]Program Manager, Engineering (2)
$96,214 - $171,574  
   
[+]Program Manager, Engineering (2)
Salary$99,829 - $168,979  
   
Total Pay$96,214 - $171,574  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (2)
$51,627 - $106,405  
   
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (2)
Salary$55,073 - $99,205  
   
Total Pay$51,627 - $106,405  
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist (5)
$42,071 - $97,590  
   
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist (5)
Salary$42,552 - $97,573  
   
Total Pay$42,071 - $97,590  
[+]Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) (2)
$38,534 - $77,696  
   
[+]Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) (2)
Salary$37,701 - $85,531  
   
Total Pay$38,534 - $77,696  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
$46,992 - $96,998  
   
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
Salary$44,432 - $94,274  
   
Total Pay$46,992 - $96,998  
[+]Research Analyst, Operations (2)
$71,999 - $148,072  
   
[+]Research Analyst, Operations (2)
Salary$72,321 - $136,841  
   
Total Pay$71,999 - $148,072  
[+]Secretary (2)
$32,746 - $65,628  
   
[+]Secretary (2)
Salary$33,722 - $63,540  
   
Total Pay$32,746 - $65,628  
[+]Security Manager (2)
$50,416 - $130,939  
   
[+]Security Manager (2)
Salary$53,244 - $126,994  
   
Total Pay$50,416 - $130,939  
[+]Software Engineer (3)
$51,279 - $95,463  
   
[+]Software Engineer (3)
Salary$52,494 - $92,696  
   
Total Pay$51,279 - $95,463  
[+]Systems Analyst (2)
$60,169 - $117,884  
   
[+]Systems Analyst (2)
Salary$58,989 - $112,538  
   
Total Pay$60,169 - $117,884  
[+]Technical Director (3)
$50,384 - $194,726  
   
[+]Technical Director (3)
Salary$54,226 - $183,344  
   
Bonus$943 - $13,724  
Total Pay$50,384 - $194,726  
[+]Training Specialist (2)
$43,752 - $84,056  
   
[+]Training Specialist (2)
Salary$43,560 - $82,737  
   
Total Pay$43,752 - $84,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 380
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