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Average Salary for U.S. Department of Justice Employees

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Updated: 12 Sep 2014
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U.S. Department of Justice
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United States Government, Department Of Justice
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U.S. Department of Justice typically pays its employees
above market
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 18 U.S. Department of Justice votes.
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Employer: U.S. Department of Justice
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[-]Attorney / Lawyer (6)
$68,468 - $173,957  
[-]Attorney / Lawyer (6)
Salary$66,611 - $165,171  
Total Pay$68,468 - $173,957  
[+]Paralegal (4)
$35,241 - $78,146  
[+]Paralegal (4)
Salary$36,622 - $77,399  
Total Pay$35,241 - $78,146  
[+]Detective or Criminal Investigator (2)
$65,021 - $165,263  
[+]Detective or Criminal Investigator (2)
Salary$65,562 - $153,487  
Total Pay$65,021 - $165,263  
[+]Special Agent (Federal) (2)
$58,341 - $149,558  
[+]Special Agent (Federal) (2)
Salary$61,365 - $147,375  
Total Pay$58,341 - $149,558  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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