Soldier Salary

A Soldier earns an average salary of $40,264 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$23,316 - $77,511
(Median)
$23K
$40K
$78K
MEDIAN: $40,263
10%
50%
90%

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$23,316 - $77,511  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,764  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,667 - $76,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
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Job Description for Soldier

  • Cook for personnel in different environments ranging from formal events through to exercises in the field.
  • Participate in classroom lectures and field training in the areas of navigation, field craft, administration, and more.
  • Perform a range of duties such as stores accounting, electronic ledger supply and warehousing duties.
  • Operate and maintain a wide variety of military equipment.
  • Listen to or interfere with enemy electronic transmissions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Soldier

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Soldier Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 98%
vision benefits Vision: 93% employee benefits None: 2%
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