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[-]Accountant (2)
$38,983 - $83,249  
   
[-]Accountant (2)
Salary$43,959 - $78,965  
   
Total Pay$38,983 - $83,249  
[+]Accounting Technician (2)
$28,276 - $58,580  
   
[+]Accounting Technician (2)
Total Pay$28,276 - $58,580  
   
[+]Aerospace Engineer (3)
$53,022 - $153,544  
   
[+]Aerospace Engineer (3)
Salary$54,097 - $136,066  
   
Total Pay$53,022 - $153,544  
[+]Air Traffic Controller (2)
$56,191 - $168,926  
   
[+]Air Traffic Controller (2)
Salary$59,004 - $162,322  
   
Total Pay$56,191 - $168,926  
[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
$77,296 - $202,854  
   
[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
Salary$68,058 - $179,624  
   
Total Pay$77,296 - $202,854  
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[+]Auditor (2)
$37,547 - $89,858  
   
[+]Auditor (2)
Salary$39,779 - $93,365  
   
Total Pay$37,547 - $89,858  
[+]Budget Analyst (3)
$51,944 - $123,518  
   
[+]Budget Analyst (3)
Salary$52,983 - $117,874  
   
Total Pay$51,944 - $123,518  
[+]Clinical Nurse Manager (2)
$54,291 - $94,954  
   
[+]Clinical Nurse Manager (2)
Salary$55,051 - $93,765  
   
Total Pay$54,291 - $94,954  
[+]Computer Scientist (3)
$54,623 - $126,569  
   
[+]Computer Scientist (3)
Salary$65,919 - $118,504  
   
Bonus$441.38 - $5,577  
Total Pay$54,623 - $126,569  
[+]Contract Specialist (7)
$39,204 - $94,146  
   
[+]Contract Specialist (7)
Salary$38,919 - $87,875  
   
Bonus$7.51 - $6,438  
Total Pay$39,204 - $94,146  
[+]Contracts Manager (2)
$73,644 - $137,182  
   
[+]Contracts Manager (2)
Salary$75,936 - $132,662  
   
Total Pay$73,644 - $137,182  
[+]Electrical Engineer (6)
$54,681 - $129,826  
   
[+]Electrical Engineer (6)
Salary$58,926 - $120,494  
   
Total Pay$54,681 - $129,826  
[+]Electronics Engineer (4)
$48,422 - $115,847  
   
[+]Electronics Engineer (4)
Salary$48,121 - $112,933  
   
Bonus$232.46 - $3,551  
Total Pay$48,422 - $115,847  
[+]Electronics Mechanic (3)
$44,083 - $79,737  
   
[+]Electronics Mechanic (3)
Total Pay$44,083 - $79,737  
   
[+]Electronics Technician (2)
$43,875 - $111,509  
   
[+]Electronics Technician (2)
Salary$41,091 - $102,743  
   
Total Pay$43,875 - $111,509  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist (2)
$39,756 - $108,030  
   
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist (2)
Salary$44,223 - $105,108  
   
Total Pay$39,756 - $108,030  
[+]Executive Administrative Assistant (2)
$52,062 - $104,123  
   
[+]Executive Administrative Assistant (2)
Salary$52,672 - $98,180  
   
Total Pay$52,062 - $104,123  
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
$40,388 - $94,242  
   
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
Total Pay$40,388 - $94,242  
   
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
$47,085 - $158,720  
   
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
Salary$47,812 - $134,407  
   
Bonus$837 - $22,269  
Total Pay$47,085 - $158,720  
[+]Human Resources (HR) Assistant (2)
$20,918 - $40,055  
   
[+]Human Resources (HR) Assistant (2)
Salary$22,466 - $42,967  
   
Total Pay$20,918 - $40,055  
[+]Human Resources (HR) Generalist (2)
$44,003 - $84,539  
   
[+]Human Resources (HR) Generalist (2)
Salary$45,671 - $83,203  
   
Total Pay$44,003 - $84,539  
[+]Human Resources (HR) Specialist (4)
$40,304 - $103,090  
   
[+]Human Resources (HR) Specialist (4)
Salary$41,447 - $96,238  
   
Total Pay$40,304 - $103,090  
[+]Information Assurance Manager (2)
$45,258 - $87,589  
   
[+]Information Assurance Manager (2)
Salary$40,831 - $87,123  
   
Bonus$276.77 - $5,656  
Total Pay$45,258 - $87,589  
[+]Information Security Analyst (2)
$65,492 - $125,781  
   
[+]Information Security Analyst (2)
Salary$66,310 - $121,838  
   
Bonus$720 - $9,353  
Total Pay$65,492 - $125,781  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (4)
$45,303 - $120,089  
   
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (4)
Salary$47,610 - $114,479  
   
Bonus$507 - $12,940  
Total Pay$45,303 - $120,089  
[+]Information Technology Specialist (10)
$32,517 - $97,343  
   
[+]Information Technology Specialist (10)
Salary$32,215 - $97,343  
   
Total Pay$32,517 - $97,343  
[+]Intelligence Analyst (5)
$35,559 - $128,834  
   
[+]Intelligence Analyst (5)
Salary$37,929 - $123,222  
   
Total Pay$35,559 - $128,834  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
$35,041 - $60,262  
   
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
Total Pay$35,041 - $60,262  
   
[+]Logistics Manager (2)
$38,379 - $91,259  
   
[+]Logistics Manager (2)
Salary$41,562 - $92,891  
   
Total Pay$38,379 - $91,259  
[+]Logistics Specialist (2)
$36,735 - $82,057  
   
[+]Logistics Specialist (2)
Salary$38,364 - $78,348  
   
Total Pay$36,735 - $82,057  
[+]Management Analyst (4)
$46,101 - $111,229  
   
[+]Management Analyst (4)
Salary$45,788 - $121,621  
   
Bonus$324.31 - $4,842  
Total Pay$46,101 - $111,229  
[+]Mechanic Aircraft (2)
$30,290 - $74,254  
   
[+]Mechanic Aircraft (2)
Total Pay$30,290 - $74,254  
   
[+]Mechanical Engineer (12)
$53,505 - $123,986  
   
[+]Mechanical Engineer (12)
Salary$52,741 - $109,262  
   
Bonus$276.38 - $7,098  
Total Pay$53,505 - $123,986  
[+]Medical Support Assistant (2)
$24,170 - $39,740  
   
[+]Medical Support Assistant (2)
Total Pay$24,170 - $39,740  
   
[+]Medical Ultrasound Technologist (2)
$41,246 - $86,141  
   
[+]Medical Ultrasound Technologist (2)
Total Pay$41,246 - $86,141  
   
[+]Network Engineer (2)
$43,722 - $116,440  
   
[+]Network Engineer (2)
Salary$46,219 - $110,505  
   
Total Pay$43,722 - $116,440  
[+]Operations Manager (3)
$49,058 - $139,519  
   
[+]Operations Manager (3)
Salary$50,719 - $129,601  
   
Bonus$814 - $12,227  
Total Pay$49,058 - $139,519  
[+]Payroll Technician (2)
$23,006 - $49,713  
   
[+]Payroll Technician (2)
Salary$25,548 - $50,522  
   
Total Pay$23,006 - $49,713  
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (3)
$37,618 - $107,337  
   
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (3)
Salary$40,279 - $99,673  
   
Bonus$203.33 - $2,548  
Total Pay$37,618 - $107,337  
[+]Pharmacy Technician (2)
$24,852 - $48,995  
   
[+]Pharmacy Technician (2)
Bonus$31.71 - $2,021  
   
Total Pay$24,852 - $48,995  
[+]Physician Assistant (PA) (2)
$62,065 - $123,220  
   
[+]Physician Assistant (PA) (2)
Total Pay$62,065 - $123,220  
   
[+]Police Officer (2)
$35,141 - $72,171  
   
[+]Police Officer (2)
Total Pay$35,141 - $72,171  
   
[+]Production Controller (3)
$35,160 - $78,886  
   
[+]Production Controller (3)
Salary$36,865 - $77,227  
   
Total Pay$35,160 - $78,886  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$78,097 - $217,851  
   
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$76,363 - $202,265  
   
Bonus$622 - $23,365  
Total Pay$78,097 - $217,851  
[+]Program Analyst (4)
$47,283 - $130,724  
   
[+]Program Analyst (4)
Salary$44,723 - $131,501  
   
Bonus$263.31 - $4,931  
Total Pay$47,283 - $130,724  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (4)
$63,588 - $151,928  
   
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (4)
Salary$64,372 - $146,839  
   
Total Pay$63,588 - $151,928  
[+]Program Manager, IT (2)
$86,502 - $142,584  
   
[+]Program Manager, IT (2)
Salary$86,966 - $134,083  
   
Total Pay$86,502 - $142,584  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
$84,928 - $170,486  
   
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
Salary$89,014 - $164,883  
   
Total Pay$84,928 - $170,486  
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist (5)
$43,510 - $95,931  
   
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist (5)
Salary$43,191 - $97,426  
   
Total Pay$43,510 - $95,931  
[+]Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) (2)
$40,248 - $77,475  
   
[+]Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) (2)
Salary$38,295 - $87,558  
   
Total Pay$40,248 - $77,475  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
$39,280 - $78,511  
   
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
Salary$39,124 - $78,566  
   
Total Pay$39,280 - $78,511  
[+]Research Analyst, Operations (2)
$72,542 - $151,923  
   
[+]Research Analyst, Operations (2)
Salary$74,744 - $137,282  
   
Total Pay$72,542 - $151,923  
[+]Security Manager (2)
$48,841 - $130,141  
   
[+]Security Manager (2)
Salary$53,916 - $123,885  
   
Total Pay$48,841 - $130,141  
[+]Senior Auditor (2)
$49,791 - $110,387  
   
[+]Senior Auditor (2)
Salary$52,631 - $104,576  
   
Bonus$133.69 - $3,295  
Total Pay$49,791 - $110,387  
[+]Software Engineer (4)
$48,752 - $116,862  
   
[+]Software Engineer (4)
Salary$50,603 - $114,290  
   
Total Pay$48,752 - $116,862  
[+]Systems Analyst (2)
$43,936 - $120,861  
   
[+]Systems Analyst (2)
Salary$51,915 - $112,538  
   
Total Pay$43,936 - $120,861  
[+]Technical Director (3)
$55,032 - $200,214  
   
[+]Technical Director (3)
Salary$56,181 - $186,790  
   
Bonus$1,080 - $17,470  
Total Pay$55,032 - $200,214  
[+]Training Specialist (2)
$44,529 - $87,432  
   
[+]Training Specialist (2)
Salary$45,250 - $85,962  
   
Total Pay$44,529 - $87,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 373
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