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United States Navy employees earn $45,000 annually on average, or $22 per hour, which is 30% lower than the national salary average of $61,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at United States Navy is an Application Database Administrator at $170,000 annually while the lowest paying job at United States Navy is a Cashier at $18,000 annually.

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"The pay in the Navy is comparable to civilian pay scales if you factor in the free healthcare and tuition assistance. Then there is the fact that you can do a job that normally requires a college education as a high school graduate. The Navy ensures that you receive all the necessary experience to succeed."
Posted 5 years ago in Norfolk, VA
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$42K Petty Officer Average Salary at United States Navy (330 salaries)

Equal to national average Petty Officer salary ($42K)
-$3K (6%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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-$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."
-$10K (25%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"I feel that the service is underpaying their members."
-$19K (53%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"I feel that I was being underpaid."
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$41K Electronics Technician Average Salary at United States Navy (316 salaries)

Equal to national average Electronics Technician salary ($41K)
-$4K (9%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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+$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."
+$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."
+$3K (6%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"I feel like am being a little underpaid. Working in the military we tend to work very long hours with no extra compensation."
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$38K Supervisor Average Salary at United States Navy (133 salaries)

-$1K (2%) less than national average Supervisor salary ($39K)
-$7K (16%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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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."
Equal to average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Was paid commiserate with the job."
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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."
+$24K (42%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Low pay."
+$55K (75%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"I do not consider my self being underpaid or overpaid."
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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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$45K Information Systems Technician Average Salary at United States Navy (265 salaries)

Equal to national average Information Systems Technician salary ($45K)
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-$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."
+$15K (28%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Pay in the Navy is always fluctuating. It depends on the area on which you are stationed, if you have dependents, and your pay grade."
+$15K (28%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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$40K Machinist Mate Average Salary at United States Navy (221 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."
-$5K (11%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Underpaid compared to what I think I do."
-$25K (76%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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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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-$15K (40%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
"Underpaid for certain but being in the Navy is not about getting rich."
+$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)
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$51K Leading Petty Officer Average Salary at United States Navy (57 salaries)

Equal to national average Leading Petty Officer salary ($51K)
+$6K (12%) 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."
+$26K (44%) more than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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$41K Fire Controlman Average Salary at United States Navy (26 salaries)

Equal to national average Fire Controlman salary ($41K)
-$4K (9%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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+$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."
-$15K (40%) less than average United States Navy salary ($45K)
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