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Soldier Salary

A Soldier earns an average salary of $41,581 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
$21,406 - $74,537
(Median)
21K
42K
55K
75K
MEDIAN: $41,581
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data

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Salary
$21,406 - $74,537  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
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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$20,825 - $73,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 135
United States (change)

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.

Experience Affects Soldier Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

Experienced
up arrow 37%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 97%
vision benefits Vision: 93% employee benefits None: 2%