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Employer: U.S. Department of Defense
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[-]Accountant (2)
$38,983 - $83,249  
   
[-]Accountant (2)
Salary$43,959 - $78,965  
   
Total Pay$38,983 - $83,249  
[+]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  
[+]Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic (2)
$38,312 - $87,374  
   
[+]Aircraft and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic (2)
Total Pay$38,312 - $87,374  
   
[+]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  
[+]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  
[+]Contracting Officer (2)
$61,480 - $131,127  
   
[+]Contracting Officer (2)
Salary$58,618 - $124,245  
   
Total Pay$61,480 - $131,127  
[+]Contracts Manager (2)
$73,644 - $137,182  
   
[+]Contracts Manager (2)
Salary$75,936 - $132,662  
   
Total Pay$73,644 - $137,182  
[+]Electrical Engineer (6)
$58,301 - $134,155  
   
[+]Electrical Engineer (6)
Salary$62,263 - $124,187  
   
Total Pay$58,301 - $134,155  
[+]Electronics Engineer (6)
$50,298 - $117,602  
   
[+]Electronics Engineer (6)
Salary$49,959 - $115,026  
   
Bonus$232.46 - $3,551  
Total Pay$50,298 - $117,602  
[+]Electronics Mechanic (2)
$45,623 - $84,306  
   
[+]Electronics Mechanic (2)
Total Pay$45,623 - $84,306  
   
[+]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)
$34,884 - $78,419  
   
[+]Executive Administrative Assistant (2)
Total Pay$34,884 - $78,419  
   
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
$40,388 - $94,242  
   
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
Total Pay$40,388 - $94,242  
   
[+]Financial Manager (2)
$36,712 - $185,030  
   
[+]Financial Manager (2)
Salary$38,925 - $130,324  
   
Total Pay$36,712 - $185,030  
[+]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) 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 (9)
$35,264 - $109,667  
   
[+]Information Technology Specialist (9)
Salary$36,355 - $106,541  
   
Total Pay$35,264 - $109,667  
[+]Intelligence Analyst (4)
$37,877 - $124,227  
   
[+]Intelligence Analyst (4)
Salary$40,022 - $118,605  
   
Total Pay$37,877 - $124,227  
[+]Intelligence Specialist (2)
$46,043 - $126,794  
   
[+]Intelligence Specialist (2)
Salary$46,422 - $122,183  
   
Total Pay$46,043 - $126,794  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
$35,041 - $60,262  
   
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (2)
Total Pay$35,041 - $60,262  
   
[+]Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse (2)
$30,662 - $49,779  
   
[+]Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse (2)
Salary$31,145 - $47,308  
   
Total Pay$30,662 - $49,779  
[+]Logistics Management Specialist (2)
$44,476 - $91,764  
   
[+]Logistics Management Specialist (2)
Salary$47,008 - $90,170  
   
Total Pay$44,476 - $91,764  
[+]Logistics Manager (3)
$42,869 - $103,251  
   
[+]Logistics Manager (3)
Salary$45,703 - $102,858  
   
Total Pay$42,869 - $103,251  
[+]Logistics Specialist (2)
$36,735 - $82,057  
   
[+]Logistics Specialist (2)
Salary$38,364 - $78,348  
   
Total Pay$36,735 - $82,057  
[+]Management Analyst (3)
$42,539 - $94,751  
   
[+]Management Analyst (3)
Salary$44,982 - $100,662  
   
Bonus$324.31 - $4,842  
Total Pay$42,539 - $94,751  
[+]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 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  
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (2)
$32,291 - $93,114  
   
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (2)
Salary$35,610 - $87,866  
   
Total Pay$32,291 - $93,114  
[+]Physician Assistant (PA) (2)
$62,065 - $123,220  
   
[+]Physician Assistant (PA) (2)
Total Pay$62,065 - $123,220  
   
[+]Physician, Child Psychiatrist (2)
$150,663 - $291,760  
   
[+]Physician, Child Psychiatrist (2)
Salary$138,986 - $257,909  
   
Total Pay$150,663 - $291,760  
[+]Police Officer (2)
$35,141 - $72,171  
   
[+]Police Officer (2)
Total Pay$35,141 - $72,171  
   
[+]Production Controller (2)
$34,330 - $73,171  
   
[+]Production Controller (2)
Total Pay$34,330 - $73,171  
   
[+]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 (2)
$69,800 - $157,441  
   
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (2)
Salary$68,543 - $153,434  
   
Total Pay$69,800 - $157,441  
[+]Program Manager, Engineering (2)
$95,964 - $168,583  
   
[+]Program Manager, Engineering (2)
Salary$97,965 - $167,090  
   
Total Pay$95,964 - $168,583  
[+]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  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (2)
$53,752 - $103,903  
   
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (2)
Salary$54,627 - $98,711  
   
Total Pay$53,752 - $103,903  
[+]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) (3)
$41,154 - $86,897  
   
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (3)
Salary$40,693 - $88,501  
   
Total Pay$41,154 - $86,897  
[+]Research Analyst, Operations (2)
$72,542 - $151,923  
   
[+]Research Analyst, Operations (2)
Salary$74,744 - $137,282  
   
Total Pay$72,542 - $151,923  
[+]Secretary (2)
$33,157 - $66,600  
   
[+]Secretary (2)
Salary$32,169 - $63,636  
   
Total Pay$33,157 - $66,600  
[+]Security Manager (2)
$48,841 - $130,141  
   
[+]Security Manager (2)
Salary$53,916 - $123,885  
   
Total Pay$48,841 - $130,141  
[+]Software Engineer (3)
$51,038 - $97,065  
   
[+]Software Engineer (3)
Salary$53,266 - $92,576  
   
Total Pay$51,038 - $97,065  
[+]Systems Analyst (3)
$46,511 - $127,736  
   
[+]Systems Analyst (3)
Salary$55,215 - $118,861  
   
Bonus$371.17 - $7,015  
Total Pay$46,511 - $127,736  
[+]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: 25 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 382
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