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$67K
"The basic pay that I was getting was low compared to the job and qualifications that I have, but the other benefits that I was getting in the Military made up for it. Every moment random people thank me for my service in the Navy is priceless."
Posted 6 years ago in San Diego, CA
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$42K Petty Officer Average Salary at United States Navy (332 salaries)

Equal to national average Petty Officer salary ($42K)
-$3K (6%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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+$23K (40%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Navy pay charts are mostly uniform. The only exceptions are hazard pays and special entitlements."
-$19K (53%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"I'm being underpaid because my skills are not being properly utilized by the United States Navy. I was in a position that I was not allowed to move or transfer from. As a trained graphic designer and web developer, I should not have been a meteorologist. I wanted to transfer to a Mass Communications where I would be properly utilized, but there was no opportunity."
+$23K (40%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Pay scale is uniform."
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$41K Electronics Technician Average Salary at United States Navy (317 salaries)

Equal to national average Electronics Technician salary ($41K)
-$4K (9%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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+$10K (20%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"The salary for the navy is decent. The only way you will be able to make a better salary is by making rank."
+$25K (43%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"The United States military has an interesting compensation scheme to say the least. The full benefits package is impressive as the average annual salary for an electronics technician listed here is less than my take home in the military."
+$20K (36%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"The military pays really well especially considering all the benefits that are associated. I understand that I will probably make less money leaving the Navy, but the closer I could get to what I make now the better."
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$44K Information Systems Technician Average Salary at United States Navy (234 salaries)

Equal to national average Information Systems Technician salary ($44K)
-$1K (2%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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+$33K (53%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"I would say my salary was great vs. competitors salary. The military pays according to the inflation rates and how many years of service. My salary is a result of these two factors. That being said, my pay was great."
-$22K (64%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Being in the military you can expect to make less than the civilian world but the amount of experience is priceless and overall an investment."
-$30K (100%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"It was not good! Now that I am looking for a job in the civilian sector I realize just how much the navy did not pay me for my skills."
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$40K Supervisor Average Salary at United States Navy (130 salaries)

Equal to national average Supervisor salary ($40K)
-$5K (11%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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-$5K (11%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"The pay does not entirely reflect the amount of work and effort we put in every day while serving, however, every couple of years we are tested and able to be promoted on our knowledge in our field. It still does not compare to a civilian competitor."
Equal to average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"IT's should be paid a bit more than other jobs in the Navy due to the amount of responsibility they have."
+$34K (54%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"I believe that my pay is comparable to what is being offered in the civilian sector."
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$40K Machinist Mate Average Salary at United States Navy (222 salaries)

Equal to national average Machinist Mate salary ($40K)
-$5K (11%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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+$5K (10%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"The first few years, working your way up, the pay wasn't quite what I wanted. But with hard work and always striving to be better I advanced in pay to a level I was more than comfortable with."
+$27K (46%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"There are no competitors"
-$5K (11%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Underpaid compared to what I think I do."
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$64K Mechanical Engineer Average Salary at United States Navy (70 salaries)

+$1K (1%) more than national average Mechanical Engineer salary ($63K)
+$19K (34%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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+$32K (52%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"I felt that I was underpaid at the Navy. But the Federal Government has pay scales that are not really negotiable."
+$55K (75%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"I do not consider my self being underpaid or overpaid."
+$24K (42%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Low pay."
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$50K Leading Petty Officer Average Salary at United States Navy (58 salaries)

Equal to national average Leading Petty Officer salary ($50K)
+$5K (10%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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-$3K (6%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"I felt I was paid fairly for the number of years I have been in the service with my pay grade. It also helped living in Newport with the housing allowance."
-$1K (2%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Yes, as a college graduate with 12 years of dedicated service and greater experience than most of the people over me, I feel that the compensation is less than equal."
-$6K (14%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"It's decent"
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$37K Electrician's Mate Average Salary at United States Navy (31 salaries)

Equal to national average Electrician's Mate salary ($37K)
-$8K (19%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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+$25K (43%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"The starting pay for an entry level electrician is around $40k making only $70k is not worth the amount of time required and the lack of seeing family also not worth it."
-$17K (46%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Everyone in the military gets paid according to rank."
+$15K (28%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"The extra 150 a month for being a nuke is good. The bonuses for re-enlisting are crazy good."
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$42K Fire Controlman Average Salary at United States Navy (27 salaries)

Equal to national average Fire Controlman salary ($42K)
-$3K (6%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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+$23K (40%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"The military has a structure for its pay scale. If you do your research, you can find it."
+$7K (14%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"It's a government military basic salary. None of us got paid what we were worth which is why we seek employment elsewhere."
-$1K (2%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"The pay for what you do on a daily basis is really good. The part that makes it seem like you are not paid enough is when you are away from your family for an extended period of time."
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$41K Aviation Electronics Technician Average Salary at United States Navy (106 salaries)

Equal to national average Aviation Electronics Technician salary ($41K)
-$4K (9%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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+$5K (10%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"The pay I received from the NAVY was just a set rate to your pay grade."
-$15K (40%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Underpaid for certain but being in the Navy is not about getting rich."
-$15K (40%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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