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$80K Senior Intelligence Analyst Average Salary at U.S. Department of Defense (2 salaries)

-$10K (11%) less than national average Senior Intelligence Analyst salary ($90K)
+$20K (28%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
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+$20K (28%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
"I was definitely underpaid, but that is understandable, as I was a sergeant in the United States Army during my tenure. My civilian counterparts were paid quite a bit more than I was, but at the same time I was receiving a mostly free education. I regularly recommend military service as a way to better oneself to younger people that I meet. It should be noted that I am currently a student and not operational."
+$20K (28%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)

$65K Industrial Engineer Average Salary at U.S. Department of Defense (2 salaries)

+$5K (8%) more than national average Industrial Engineer salary ($60K)
+$5K (8%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
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+$10K (15%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
"Probably underpaid but it was a good start. I was only there 9 mos. before being laid off along with 8,000 others."
Equal to average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)

$52K Education and Training Manager Average Salary at U.S. Department of Defense (2 salaries)

-$3K (5%) less than national average Education and Training Manager salary ($55K)
-$8K (14%) less than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
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-$2K (3%) less than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
"I believe I fall in the middle of the pay scale. I have seen jobs that pay a lot more and jobs that pay a lot less. The pay usually depends on the size of the company and what the company specializes in. Typically, smaller companies can't afford to pay as much as the larger companies."
-$15K (28%) less than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)

$51K Sheet Metal Mechanic Average Salary at U.S. Department of Defense (2 salaries)

+$11K (24%) more than national average Sheet Metal Mechanic salary ($40K)
-$9K (16%) less than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
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+$7K (11%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
"My compensation was much better than most other opportunities that were afforded to me during the time of my employment. With roughly 7 years of experience, I felt the compensation offered to me upon hiring was more than fair."
-$25K (52%) less than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)

$150K SME Average Salary at U.S. Department of Defense (1 salaries)

+$77K (69%) more than national average SME salary ($73K)
+$90K (85%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
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+$90K (85%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
"It's decent salary, compensates for certain inefficiencies in the contracting industry such as short contracts, industry churn."

$125K Senior Software Developer Average Salary at U.S. Department of Defense (1 salaries)

+$34K (31%) more than national average Senior Software Developer salary ($91K)
+$65K (70%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
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+$65K (70%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
"I'm paid fairly and competitively."

$120K Deputy Chief Average Salary at U.S. Department of Defense (1 salaries)

+$46K (47%) more than national average Deputy Chief salary ($74K)
+$60K (66%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
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+$60K (66%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
"I feel I am underpaid, but that is due to the fact I do a number of things that are above my position."

$104K DevOps Engineer Average Salary at U.S. Department of Defense (1 salaries)

+$2K (1%) more than national average DevOps Engineer salary ($102K)
+$44K (53%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
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+$44K (53%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
"I have been offered more, but the interest of the work is my most motivating consideration when seeking employment"

$97K Cognizant Engineer Average Salary at U.S. Department of Defense (1 salaries)

+$11K (12%) more than national average Cognizant Engineer salary ($86K)
+$37K (47%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
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+$37K (47%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
"Average."

$88K Senior Logistics Advisor Average Salary at U.S. Department of Defense (1 salaries)

+$13K (15%) more than national average Senior Logistics Advisor salary ($75K)
+$28K (37%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
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+$28K (37%) more than average U.S. Department of Defense salary ($60K)
"Incomparable to civilian counterparts"
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