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Average Salary for U.S. Department of Justice Employees

How This Employer Pays

U.S. Department of Justice typically pays:
10%
above market

Similar employers pay:
5%
above market
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Employer: U.S. Department of Justice
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$0$60K$120K$180K
[-]Attorney / Lawyer (5)
$66,907 - $173,395  
   
[-]Attorney / Lawyer (5)
Salary$65,088 - $164,108  
   
Total Pay$66,907 - $173,395  
[+]Paralegal (4)
$35,241 - $78,146  
   
[+]Paralegal (4)
Salary$36,622 - $77,399  
   
Total Pay$35,241 - $78,146  
[+]Attorney, Government (3)
$65,938 - $170,036  
   
[+]Attorney, Government (3)
Salary$62,975 - $160,230  
   
Total Pay$65,938 - $170,036  
[+]Special Agent (Federal) (3)
$53,287 - $145,334  
   
[+]Special Agent (Federal) (3)
Salary$58,753 - $143,605  
   
Total Pay$53,287 - $145,334  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Work Stress (?)

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Job Flexibility (?)
Extremely flexible
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Typical Benefits
Vacation Weeks
3.4 Weeks
2.7 Weeks
Gender Breakdown
44%
55%
66%
33%
Years of Experience
1-4
5-9
10-19
20+
1-4
 
10-19
20+
Popular Perks
401(k), Paid Holidays / Vacation, Paid Sick Leave
401(k), Paid Sick Leave, Paid Holidays / Vacation

Key Stats

Gender

Female

44 %

female alumni

Male

56 %

male alumni
Salary
$51,651 - $98,684
Salary
$49,862 - $135,127

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction


Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

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