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Average Salary for U.S. Department of Justice Employees

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Updated: 18 Oct 2014
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U.S. Department of Justice
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United States Government, Department Of Justice
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How This Employer Pays
U.S. Department of Justice typically pays its employees
above market
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 U.S. Department of Justice votes.
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Employer: U.S. Department of Justice
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[-]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  
[+]Special Agent (Federal) (3)
$53,287 - $145,334  
[+]Special Agent (Federal) (3)
Salary$58,753 - $143,605  
Total Pay$53,287 - $145,334  
[+]Legal Assistant (2)
$25,247 - $49,592  
[+]Legal Assistant (2)
Salary$26,249 - $50,085  
Total Pay$25,247 - $49,592  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Popular Perks 401(k), Paid sick leave, Paid holidays & vacation 401(k), Paid sick leave, Paid holidays & vacation

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