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Northrop Grumman employees earn $75,000 annually on average, or $36 per hour, which is 24% higher than the national salary average of $59,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at Northrop Grumman is a Director at $163,000 annually while the lowest paying job at Northrop Grumman is an Office Assistant at $27,000 annually.

$75K Northrop Grumman Average Salary (6,533 salaries)
$66K Industry Average Salary (47,942 salaries)

Average Northrop Grumman Employee Salary in the Past 5 Years

Year Salary
2009 $77000
2010 $85000
2011 $83000
2012 $89000
2013 $96000

6,533 Northrop Grumman Salaries Browse Northrop Grumman Salaries by Job Title →

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$71K Software Engineer Average Salary at Northrop Grumman (464 salaries)

Equal to national average Software Engineer salary ($71K)
-$4K (5%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
Equal to average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"For one, it's not always about money. My health and employment satisfaction (enjoying my job) are key. Working for Northrop, I've seen contracts. I understand what the government is getting billed. I also can do the math to figure out how much I'm valued at. As an engineer I feel I am an important asset to any project. And to potential projects. I find it important for my employer to reward me for my hard work. I too understand the company needs to make a profit."
-$2K (2%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"I feel at my level of expertise that I am getting paid fairly. My goal is to learn more so I can move up the pay scale. As of right now, I am happy with what I am getting, and I am able to give my family the future that I so dreamed of. I am excited to learn as much as I can in this field."
+$63K (59%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"I think that I am paid at a fair rate with respect to my skill level, my experience, and my dedication to the company team."
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$91K Senior Software Engineer Average Salary at Northrop Grumman (117 salaries)

Equal to national average Senior Software Engineer salary ($91K)
+$16K (19%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
+$30K (33%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"The pay is comparable to my industry and has allowed for opportunities for my family."
+$45K (46%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"Grossly underpaid. I was denied one raise because I made more than 10% more than the average senior software engineer."
+$55K (53%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
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$62K Electrical Engineer Average Salary at Northrop Grumman (60 salaries)

Equal to national average Electrical Engineer salary ($62K)
-$13K (18%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
+$3K (3%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"For the area that I am living in, I am slightly underpaid. I cannot complain though, since I do fall within the pay-scale that I would expect for a large employer and my current years of experience."
+$34K (36%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"Very satisfied based upon the work/life balance given to each engineer."
-$25K (40%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
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$82K Staff Engineer Average Salary at Northrop Grumman (16 salaries)

-$9K (10%) less than national average Staff Engineer salary ($91K)
+$7K (8%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
+$60K (57%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"Given the focus on restricting compensation, I would guess I am a bit underpaid for the experience I possess."
+$48K (48%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"My pay increased about 3% each year. I started at $108K/year."
$122K Staff Engineer · 3 years ago
+$47K (47%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
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$91K Program Manager Average Salary at Northrop Grumman (92 salaries)

Equal to national average Program Manager salary ($91K)
+$16K (19%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
$141K Program Manager in San Mateo, CA · 11 months ago
+$66K (61%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"I was well paid for the title, but not for my performance."
$175K Program Manager in Bethpage, NY · 3 years ago
+$100K (80%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
+$100K (80%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
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$70K Network Engineer Average Salary at Northrop Grumman (65 salaries)

Equal to national average Network Engineer salary ($70K)
-$5K (6%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
+$92K (76%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"It is not about the money. My employer provided yearly training and bonuses as well."
$81K Network Engineer · 3 years ago
+$6K (7%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
$71K Network Engineer · 3 years ago
-$4K (5%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
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$61K Test Engineer Average Salary at Northrop Grumman (58 salaries)

Equal to national average Test Engineer salary ($61K)
-$14K (20%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
$87K Test Engineer in Boulder, CO · 11 months ago
+$12K (14%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"I am being paid what I feel is fair compensation."
$120K Test Engineer in San Pedro, CA · 2 years ago
+$45K (46%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
+$5K (6%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
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$63K Technical Writer Average Salary at Northrop Grumman (40 salaries)

-$1K (1%) less than national average Technical Writer salary ($64K)
-$12K (17%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
-$22K (34%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"I started my job with Northrop Grumman 3% less than what I was making when I got laid off. I think the pay was average."
$60K Technical Writer · 2 years ago
-$15K (22%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
$90K Technical Writer · 2 years ago
+$15K (18%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
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$54K Field Engineer Average Salary at Northrop Grumman (40 salaries)

-$1K (1%) less than national average Field Engineer salary ($55K)
-$21K (32%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
+$17K (20%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"Economy is still recovering but there are still jobs our there to have, but you may have to relocate to make this happen. For those with families this may not be practical."
$65K Field Engineer in Aurora, CO · 3 years ago
-$10K (14%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
-$5K (6%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
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$63K Design Engineer Average Salary at Northrop Grumman (32 salaries)

+$2K (3%) more than national average Design Engineer salary ($61K)
-$12K (17%) less than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
+$27K (30%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
"No way. I felt like I didn't deserve all that money however they had their reason and I know my work was never late and I know I was influential in some innovations. It's always made me work harder."
+$25K (28%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
$120K Design Engineer · 2 years ago
+$45K (46%) more than average Northrop Grumman salary ($75K)
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