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We've calculated that the average salary at DynCorp is $65K based on 780 user-submitted salaries A total of 100 DynCorp employees gave DynCorp an average happiness rating of 3.9 out of 5.0.

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Current CEO: Steven F. Gaffney

Status: Active

DynCorp International is based in Falls Church, Virginia, with a contract management office located in Fort Worth, Texas. DynCorp is a company that provides workers for the military with 96 percent of their employees working outside of the United States. As of 2009, the company employed 16,800 people. DynCorp is a private company owned by Cerberus Capital Management. Cerberus purchased DynCorp in 2010. Specifically, DynCorp provides experienced and trained workers in:

• Aviation maintenance
• Law enforcement training
• Security services
• Operation and maintenance for land vehicles
• Drug eradication
• Intelligence training and solutions
• Maintenance for weapons systems
• International development
• Logistics
• Contract support staff

Most employees are located outside of the US in locations such as Afghanistan, Iraq, South America and Central Europe.

DynCorp careers include the following partial listing of job titles:

• Office staff: accounting services, human resources, secretarial staff
• Aircraft maintenance: supervisors and workers
• Vehicle maintenance: supervisors and workers
• Drivers
• Fuels manager
• Communication specialists
• Supply Supervisor
• Dispatchers
• Air cargo handlers
• Electricians
• IT workers
• Fire fighters

Stateside salaries are comparable to others in the same field and same area. Overseas salaries are much higher to compensate for dangerous locations and expertise needed to complete the contract work. Wages are tax free while working overseas.

DynCorp benefits promote individual growth by providing work and life seminars plus social activities such as picnics, parties, sports teams and community outreach activities. Standard company benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; employee and family life insurance; paid vacation; 401k plan; short and long-term disability insurance; insurance bundling; accident insurance; and tuition reimbursement.

Working at DynCorp, employees find that the DynCorp culture is one of team building and creating positive relationships amongst co-workers. The largest percentage of workers is located in hazardous zones and need to be able to rely on each other. Socializing is limited and must be in the confines of the camp location.

In exit interviews employees indicated that they felt leadership was weak. This is likely due to the fact that the company was recently purchased and hasn’t had enough time to acquire a company personality because it is undergoing many upper level management changes. Because of the nature of the work, DynCorp tends to recruit and hire prior military personnel.

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