Median pay is highest in Washington, DC ($95K per year), followed by Quantico ($74K), Oceanside (about $58K), and San Diego ($57K). Havelock is near the bottom for pay at around $29K. Within the firm, employees working in District of Columbia take home the most — approximately $99K annually on average.
Operations Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $81K; Network Administrators come in second with typical earnings amounting to $68K, while Supply Chain Managers and Marine Corp Staff Sergeant, Ground Combats rank near the top as well ($55K and $51K, respectively). Among the lower-paid positions at U.S. Marine Corps are Marine Corp Lance Corporal, Ground Combats — typical salaries for this role approach around $24K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $38K. The largest slice of the U.S. Marine Corps workforce (31 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns $48K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $91K for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Certified Information Systems Security Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make about $90K. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS) make the most here, hauling in $111K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $73K. A garden variety skill at U.S. Marine Corps is Microsoft Office; nearly one-sixth of U.S. Marine Corps' people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Operations Management, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Cisco Networking.
At U.S. Marine Corps, there are significantly more males than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Although the firm compensates a majority of workers for vacation days, it only pays 37 percent for sick time. Over a third of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. At U.S. Marine Corps, the greater part of workers have health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage. U.S. Marine Corps folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and relocation expenses.