Average Salary for U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force Employees

U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force employees bring home $76K per year on average. U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force paychecks are largely negotiated based on geography, though your experience level and what you do at the company are also considered. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force Median Salary by Job


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  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $126K annually) can be spotted in Augusta, Ga.; Honolulu, Hawaii ($117K), Tacoma, Wash. ($92K), and Colorado Springs, Colo. ($84K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $83K, Huntsville, Ala. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force employees make the most in Michigan, earning about $154K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $83K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $73K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force employees (32 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn about $95K annually on average.


Earning approximately $90K per year on average, Mechanical Engineers receive the most money, followed by Test Engineers ($77K) and Logistics Management Specialists ($76K).

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $140K annually for Dental Licenses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a DAWIA Level III Life Cycle Logistics Specialist can certainly pay off here; those folks make $76K on average. The best paid folks at U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), earning around $115K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Financial Reporting; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $98K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; nearly one-seventh of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Engineering Design, Data Analysis, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force has room for improvement — only 36 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. A majority of employees save for retirement through U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force's 401(k) plan. U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force provides health insurance to a fair number of workers, and the larger part of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for U.S. Army's Civilian Work Force


35 %
65 %
$42,285 - $75,000
$56,015 - $113,781

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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