Soldier Salary (United States)

A Soldier earns an average salary of $41,988 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Soldier Total Pay (?
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$21,406 - $71,549
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MEDIAN: $41,988
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$21,406 - $71,549  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,191  
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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$20,939 - $71,070  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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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.

Experience Affects Soldier Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%
Late-Career
up arrow 27%
National Average
$42,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Entry-Level
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

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