Average U.S. Department of Defense Salary

$79k
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U.S. Department of Defense pays its employees an average of $79,356 a year. Salaries at U.S. Department of Defense range from an average of $46,289 to $134,510 a year. U.S. Department of Defense employees with the job title Contracting Officer make the most with an average annual salary of $104,507, while employees with the title Human Resources (HR) Specialist make the least with an average annual salary of $51,232.

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$38k
$156k
Average: $89,630
$61k - $135k
Average: $69,214
$46k - $105k
Average: $69,301
$38k - $110k
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$47k - $113k
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Average: $103,515
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Gender Breakdown

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Male
71%
Salary:
$48k - $135k
Female
28.8%
Salary:
$43k - $126k

Job Satisfaction

Highly Satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
Based on 176 responses

Popular Degrees for U.S. Department of Defense

Pay ranges for employees at U.S. Department of Defense by degree.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 593 survey responses.
Experienced
30.7%
Mid Career
24.1%
Late Career
22.9%
Early Career
20.4%
Entry Level
1.9%

About this Company

Address: Washington, District of Columbia
Founded on: January 1st, 1947
Industries: Politics, National Security
Number of Employees: 10,001-1,000,000
Also known as: Department of Defense, DOD, USDOD, US DOD, United States Departm
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