Average Salary for United States Department of Defense Employees

$79k
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Are United States Department of Defense employees satisfied with their compensation?

Our Fair Pay score for United States Department of Defense is 2.83. Read reviews from current employees that include compensation and culture insights.

What is the highest salary at United States Department of Defense?

The highest reported salary for an employee at United States Department of Defense is currently $124k / year

United States Department of Defense Reviews

Overall Satisfaction
3.5 out of 5
Ratings
Appreciation
3.4
Company Outlook
3.9
Fair Pay
2.8
Learning and Development
3.2
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Years of Experience

Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
21.5%
Mid Career
17.7%
Late Career
25.3%
Experienced
32.9%
This data is based on 79 survey responses.

Gender Breakdown for United States Department of Defense

Male
63.9%
Avg. Salary: $52k - $128k
Female
36.1%
Avg. Salary: $48k - $107k
This data is based on 61 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Popular Degrees Held By Employees at United States Department of Defense

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