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[-]Accountant (2)
$34,551 - $92,934  
   
[-]Accountant (2)
Salary$41,278 - $83,726  
   
Total Pay$34,551 - $92,934  
[+]Accounting Technician (2)
$28,425 - $58,435  
   
[+]Accounting Technician (2)
Total Pay$28,425 - $58,435  
   
[+]Aerospace Engineer (2)
$60,407 - $138,990  
   
[+]Aerospace Engineer (2)
Salary$63,663 - $122,854  
   
Total Pay$60,407 - $138,990  
[+]Air Traffic Controller (2)
$57,133 - $168,446  
   
[+]Air Traffic Controller (2)
Salary$55,953 - $174,964  
   
Total Pay$57,133 - $168,446  
[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
$77,360 - $202,982  
   
[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
Salary$71,179 - $183,770  
   
Total Pay$77,360 - $202,982  
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[+]Auditor (2)
$39,720 - $90,796  
   
[+]Auditor (2)
Salary$43,905 - $94,660  
   
Total Pay$39,720 - $90,796  
[+]Budget Analyst (4)
$46,452 - $109,482  
   
[+]Budget Analyst (4)
Salary$46,186 - $104,650  
   
Bonus$351.33 - $3,680  
Total Pay$46,452 - $109,482  
[+]Computer Scientist (3)
$55,945 - $127,869  
   
[+]Computer Scientist (3)
Salary$65,282 - $117,551  
   
Bonus$443.08 - $5,888  
Total Pay$55,945 - $127,869  
[+]Contract Specialist (6)
$39,093 - $103,286  
   
[+]Contract Specialist (6)
Salary$42,900 - $89,534  
   
Bonus$7.26 - $2,315  
Total Pay$39,093 - $103,286  
[+]Contracts Manager (3)
$58,529 - $135,019  
   
[+]Contracts Manager (3)
Salary$62,035 - $129,210  
   
Total Pay$58,529 - $135,019  
[+]Electrical Engineer (5)
$56,646 - $128,942  
   
[+]Electrical Engineer (5)
Salary$56,324 - $127,515  
   
Bonus$200.88 - $2,600  
Total Pay$56,646 - $128,942  
[+]Electronics Engineer (3)
$54,368 - $129,525  
   
[+]Electronics Engineer (3)
Salary$53,584 - $122,007  
   
Bonus$265.17 - $5,823  
Total Pay$54,368 - $129,525  
[+]Electronics Mechanic (3)
$44,574 - $79,495  
   
[+]Electronics Mechanic (3)
Total Pay$44,574 - $79,495  
   
[+]Electronics Technician (2)
$40,038 - $110,678  
   
[+]Electronics Technician (2)
Salary$38,479 - $101,037  
   
Total Pay$40,038 - $110,678  
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist (2)
$41,046 - $106,650  
   
[+]Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist (2)
Salary$46,516 - $99,351  
   
Total Pay$41,046 - $106,650  
[+]Executive Assistant (3)
$41,275 - $96,257  
   
[+]Executive Assistant (3)
Salary$49,639 - $98,206  
   
Total Pay$41,275 - $96,257  
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
$47,530 - $154,976  
   
[+]General / Operations Manager (2)
Salary$48,904 - $129,549  
   
Bonus$1,099 - $20,683  
Total Pay$47,530 - $154,976  
[+]Human Resources (HR) Specialist (4)
$38,477 - $102,269  
   
[+]Human Resources (HR) Specialist (4)
Salary$42,259 - $96,070  
   
Total Pay$38,477 - $102,269  
[+]Information Assurance Manager (2)
$44,979 - $87,611  
   
[+]Information Assurance Manager (2)
Salary$42,250 - $87,005  
   
Bonus$332.94 - $8,104  
Total Pay$44,979 - $87,611  
[+]Information Security Analyst (2)
$63,209 - $126,101  
   
[+]Information Security Analyst (2)
Salary$63,896 - $121,058  
   
Bonus$707 - $10,857  
Total Pay$63,209 - $126,101  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (3)
$42,699 - $111,923  
   
[+]Information Technology (IT) Manager (3)
Salary$45,289 - $106,916  
   
Total Pay$42,699 - $111,923  
[+]Information Technology Specialist (10)
$32,517 - $97,343  
   
[+]Information Technology Specialist (10)
Salary$32,215 - $97,343  
   
Bonus$174.77 - $7,485  
Total Pay$32,517 - $97,343  
[+]Intelligence Analyst (4)
$36,332 - $143,214  
   
[+]Intelligence Analyst (4)
Salary$37,629 - $135,220  
   
Total Pay$36,332 - $143,214  
[+]Logistics Manager (2)
$38,277 - $91,905  
   
[+]Logistics Manager (2)
Salary$41,168 - $91,111  
   
Total Pay$38,277 - $91,905  
[+]Logistics Specialist (2)
$37,875 - $80,614  
   
[+]Logistics Specialist (2)
Salary$37,551 - $76,965  
   
Total Pay$37,875 - $80,614  
[+]Management Analyst (4)
$45,019 - $113,067  
   
[+]Management Analyst (4)
Salary$44,162 - $123,559  
   
Bonus$311.38 - $3,919  
Total Pay$45,019 - $113,067  
[+]Mechanic Aircraft (2)
$29,822 - $73,687  
   
[+]Mechanic Aircraft (2)
Total Pay$29,822 - $73,687  
   
[+]Mechanical Engineer (7)
$59,379 - $128,000  
   
[+]Mechanical Engineer (7)
Salary$64,287 - $117,235  
   
Bonus$301.79 - $6,284  
Total Pay$59,379 - $128,000  
[+]Medical Support Assistant (2)
$24,072 - $39,853  
   
[+]Medical Support Assistant (2)
Total Pay$24,072 - $39,853  
   
[+]Medical Ultrasound Technologist (2)
$41,783 - $85,260  
   
[+]Medical Ultrasound Technologist (2)
Total Pay$41,783 - $85,260  
   
[+]Network Engineer (2)
$43,845 - $115,241  
   
[+]Network Engineer (2)
Salary$45,184 - $111,978  
   
Total Pay$43,845 - $115,241  
[+]Operations Manager (3)
$41,012 - $100,889  
   
[+]Operations Manager (3)
Salary$46,801 - $104,241  
   
Bonus$377.98 - $8,494  
Total Pay$41,012 - $100,889  
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (3)
$39,784 - $111,687  
   
[+]Personnel Security Specialist (3)
Salary$39,430 - $102,771  
   
Bonus$210.51 - $2,556  
Total Pay$39,784 - $111,687  
[+]Pharmacy Technician (2)
$24,929 - $48,781  
   
[+]Pharmacy Technician (2)
Bonus$57.37 - $2,485  
   
Total Pay$24,929 - $48,781  
[+]Physician Assistant (PA) (2)
$64,251 - $121,413  
   
[+]Physician Assistant (PA) (2)
Total Pay$64,251 - $121,413  
   
[+]Production Controller (3)
$35,169 - $79,092  
   
[+]Production Controller (3)
Salary$36,469 - $76,259  
   
Total Pay$35,169 - $79,092  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
$81,218 - $220,610  
   
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (3)
Salary$77,389 - $203,204  
   
Bonus$542 - $22,375  
Total Pay$81,218 - $220,610  
[+]Program Analyst (3)
$43,921 - $132,733  
   
[+]Program Analyst (3)
Salary$47,221 - $122,887  
   
Bonus$280.97 - $5,505  
Total Pay$43,921 - $132,733  
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (3)
$68,688 - $132,835  
   
[+]Program Manager, Aviation / Aerospace (3)
Salary$66,974 - $133,239  
   
Total Pay$68,688 - $132,835  
[+]Program Manager, IT (2)
$87,608 - $146,722  
   
[+]Program Manager, IT (2)
Salary$86,517 - $132,377  
   
Total Pay$87,608 - $146,722  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
$85,403 - $173,502  
   
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (2)
Salary$87,913 - $163,329  
   
Total Pay$85,403 - $173,502  
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist (5)
$38,260 - $100,472  
   
[+]Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist (5)
Salary$43,832 - $92,237  
   
Total Pay$38,260 - $100,472  
[+]Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) (2)
$38,966 - $79,841  
   
[+]Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) (2)
Salary$37,595 - $89,209  
   
Total Pay$38,966 - $79,841  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
$40,065 - $78,469  
   
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
Salary$39,454 - $78,011  
   
Total Pay$40,065 - $78,469  
[+]Research Analyst, Operations (2)
$62,429 - $125,262  
   
[+]Research Analyst, Operations (2)
Salary$64,855 - $114,349  
   
Total Pay$62,429 - $125,262  
[+]Security Manager (2)
$50,173 - $130,327  
   
[+]Security Manager (2)
Salary$52,498 - $122,522  
   
Total Pay$50,173 - $130,327  
[+]Senior Auditor (2)
$49,134 - $105,896  
   
[+]Senior Auditor (2)
Salary$54,033 - $111,167  
   
Bonus$231.26 - $4,217  
Total Pay$49,134 - $105,896  
[+]Software Engineer (3)
$48,766 - $119,118  
   
[+]Software Engineer (3)
Salary$49,711 - $115,273  
   
Total Pay$48,766 - $119,118  
[+]Systems Analyst (2)
$46,112 - $123,066  
   
[+]Systems Analyst (2)
Salary$52,107 - $113,584  
   
Total Pay$46,112 - $123,066  
[+]Technical Director (2)
$62,409 - $191,907  
   
[+]Technical Director (2)
Salary$70,616 - $186,197  
   
Total Pay$62,409 - $191,907  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 353
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