Average U.S. Department of Defense Salary

$78k
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$38k
$171k
Average: $67,914
$38k - $106k
Average: $68,791
$46k - $105k
Average: $75,013
$51k - $112k
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Average: $91,485
$62k - $136k
Average: $79,966
$54k - $120k
Average: $97,678
$63k - $150k
$45k - $171k

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Gender Breakdown

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Male
70%
Salary:
$48k - $134k
Female
30%
Salary:
$43k - $117k

Job Satisfaction

Highly Satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
Based on 223 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 718 survey responses.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

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How much does U.S. Department of Defense pay?
U.S. Department of Defense pays its employees an average of $77,999 a year. Salaries at U.S. Department of Defense range from an average of $45,962 to $131,211 a year. U.S. Department of Defense employees with the job title General Surgeon make the most with an average annual salary of $289,399, while employees with the title Army Private First Class, Infantry (Mechanized) make the least with an average annual salary of $28,216.