Average Salary for U.S. Government Employees

$88k
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U.S. Government Reviews

Overall Satisfaction
4.0 out of 5
Ratings
Appreciation
3.7
Company Outlook
4.3
Fair Pay
3.6
Learning and Development
3.9
Wish Idid this sooner.
Contract Administrator in Hartford, Connecticut:
Pros: Understanding what I’m doing and why
Cons: Lots of changes all the time.
Very challenging and very rewarding.
Navy Lieutenant Commander, Submarines in San Diego, California:
Pros: Leading people and helping them develop as Sailors and professionals.
Cons: Frequent long hours and extended time away from home. The standards of performance are extremely high and have a tendency to create an environment where it is difficult to meet expectations.
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Years of Experience

Entry Level
3.7%
Early Career
14.8%
Mid Career
12.3%
Late Career
42.0%
Experienced
27.2%
This data is based on 162 survey responses.

Gender Breakdown

Male
67.2%
Avg. Salary: $56k - $157k
Female
31.9%
Avg. Salary: $45k - $128k
This data is based on 116 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

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