Soldier Salary

A Soldier earns an average salary of $33,948 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$19,717 - $57,627
$20K
$34K
$58K
MEDIAN: $33,948
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50%
90%

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Salary
$19,717 - $57,627  
   
Bonus
$17,000  
Total Pay (?
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$19,769 - $58,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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Job Description for Soldier

The daily life of a soldier can be quite demanding and is best suited to those who are flexible, determined, punctual, and willing to take orders. A high school diploma is generally required and applicants must have a clean criminal record, but there are few other barriers to entry.

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Soldier Tasks

  • Operate and maintain a wide variety of military equipment.
  • Listen to or interfere with enemy electronic transmissions.
  • Perform a range of duties such as stores accounting, electronic ledger supply and warehousing duties.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Soldier

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

Key Stats for Soldier

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Soldier Salaries

Late-Career
▲63%

Experienced
▲59%

Mid-Career
▲21%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
vision benefits
Vision: 91%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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