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Operating out of Arlington, Virginia, U.S. Marine Corps employs talent in positions ranging from Marine Corp Lance Corporal, Ground Combat to Avionics Technician. A typical U.S. Marine Corps employee can expect to make $53K per year. U.S. Marine Corps paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though your role at the company and your experience level are also considered. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Job (Number Reporting)
|$24,968 - $75,948|
|Salary||$21,147 - $76,227|
|Bonus||$157.73 - $1,671|
|Total Pay||$24,968 - $75,948|
|$18,615 - $42,240|
|Salary||$18,649 - $44,607|
|Total Pay||$18,615 - $42,240|
|$38,836 - $94,312|
|Salary||$36,778 - $91,690|
|Total Pay||$38,836 - $94,312|
|$31,678 - $80,916|
|Salary||$34,814 - $75,979|
|Total Pay||$31,678 - $80,916|
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 229
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K annually) can be spotted in Washington, DC; Quantico (around $74K), Oceanside ($58K), and San Diego (about $57K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Havelock; in fact, at $29K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. Marine Corps workers in District of Columbia earn the most — approximately $99K per year on average.
Operations Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $81K — though Network Administrators, Supply Chain Managers, and Marine Corp Staff Sergeant, Ground Combats also do fairly well at about $68K, $55K, and $51K, respectively. Marine Corp Lance Corporal, Ground Combats make $24K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $38K. For the most part, a representative employee at U.S. Marine Corps has been working for five to nine years and makes $48K annually.
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $91K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Information Systems Security Professional s with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $90K per year. Regarding salaries and education, U.S. Marine Corps pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — about $111K.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $73K. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among U.S. Marine Corps workers, with about one in six of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Operations Management, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Cisco Networking.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of U.S. Marine Corps' employees.
More than a third of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Though more than half of workers get paid time off for vacation, only about 37 percent receive paid sick leave. At U.S. Marine Corps, a strong majority of workers have health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and relocation expenses.
$53,283 - $68,000
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