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What is the average salary for United States Marine Corps employees?

United States Marine Corps employees earn $41,000 annually on average, or $20 per hour, which is 47% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at United States Marine Corps is a Senior Analyst at $118,000 annually while the lowest paying job at United States Marine Corps is an Aviation Maintenance Administration Specialist at $16,000 annually.

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"There are several benefits which the Marine Corps allows, these benefits are all rolled into a single deduction in which few understand until the Marines are older and wiser. I do feel the pay was worth the time involved and dedicated towards the Marine Corps."
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$43K Avionics Technician Average Salary at United States Marine Corps (32 salaries)

-$1K (2%) less than national average Avionics Technician salary ($44K)
+$2K (4%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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+$5K (11%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"The pay for military personnel is on average. With time and hard work I’ve moved through the ranks and make a decent amount. Overall my skill set and experience I’ve developed, I have the opportunity to make more to support my family."
+$14K (29%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"My Salary is not an accurate one as I am receiving a housing allowance which brings my salary from 28000 to 55000"
-$29K (109%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"poor but its the military were not paid for our job"
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$58K Network Administrator Average Salary at United States Marine Corps (34 salaries)

+$3K (5%) more than national average Network Administrator salary ($55K)
+$17K (34%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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+$7K (15%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"In the U.S Armed Forces, everyone regardless job specialty is paid the same salary based off pay grade. I started off as a Private First Class (E-2) making only $23,000 annually. After four years with promotions and time in service, I was making $29,000."
-$9K (24%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"The military pays based on rank and not based on skill and that means the more complex jobs which require more skilled are underpaid compared to civilian jobs."
+$19K (37%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"The USMC pay really depends on certain factors like if you are married, deployed, or stationed."
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$61K Operations Manager Average Salary at United States Marine Corps (29 salaries)

Equal to national average Operations Manager salary ($61K)
+$20K (39%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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+$59K (83%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"My previous salary, given that it is the government and military, is quite high. I do not expect to be compensated equally in a new job, at least initially. In the Marine Corps, we can expect promotion on average about every 4 years."
+$29K (52%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"The pay received was enough to keep me happy."
-$11K (30%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"Don't know"
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$30K Data Network Specialist Average Salary at United States Marine Corps (18 salaries)

Equal to national average Data Network Specialist salary ($30K)
-$11K (30%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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+$19K (37%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"I believe that in the field of networking, with my experience and knowledge, I was being underpaid. The amount of hours worked was not worth the compensation I received."
+$27K (49%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"Military pay scales for the enlisted side of the Marine Corps is below average, the benefits are great however."
-$16K (48%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"I feel like I am being extremely underpaid, but the amount of training and experience I have gained made up for it."
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$30K Radio Operator Average Salary at United States Marine Corps (67 salaries)

Equal to national average Radio Operator salary ($30K)
-$11K (30%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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-$16K (48%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"Honestly I do not know."
-$21K (68%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
-$11K (30%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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$41K Electronics Technician Average Salary at United States Marine Corps (30 salaries)

Equal to national average Electronics Technician salary ($41K)
Equal to average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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-$3K (7%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"The pay for the United States Marine Corps is very lack luster. Especially because there is no compensation for overtime or holidays. The only chance of a pay raise is to get promoted--which entails nothing to do with the actual job."
+$7K (15%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"The pay in the USMC is low at first but through time and effort gaining rank makes the pay competitive. The benefits are unmatched and the amount of time off is great."
-$11K (30%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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$66K Operations Chief Average Salary at United States Marine Corps (20 salaries)

Equal to national average Operations Chief salary ($66K)
+$25K (46%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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+$26K (48%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"Pretty low being that my counterparts are not active duty and the pay and cost of living is a different world being military vs. nonmilitary."
+$39K (64%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"Great"
+$40K (65%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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$66K Systems Engineer Average Salary at United States Marine Corps (5 salaries)

-$5K (7%) less than national average Systems Engineer salary ($71K)
+$25K (46%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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+$9K (19%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"The pay at United States Marine Corps is sustainable but on the lower end of the spectrum compared to the average pay of the system engineer position."
+$114K (116%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"I was in the Military and there was very little say on salary. I feel everyone in the Military is underpaid for all of the roles they take on at once and the years that they put in."
-$11K (30%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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$98K Division Manager Average Salary at United States Marine Corps (3 salaries)

+$16K (17%) more than national average Division Manager salary ($82K)
+$57K (82%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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+$9K (19%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"I am a DOD employee, so we get paid of of rank and time in service."
+$14K (29%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"We get paid by rank and time in service."
+$99K (109%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)

$55K Senior Network Administrator Average Salary at United States Marine Corps (3 salaries)

-$16K (25%) less than national average Senior Network Administrator salary ($71K)
+$14K (29%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
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-$6K (15%) less than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"I'm in the military, so that explains my level of compensation. I feel I am worth far more than I make now and would like to start doing that."
+$29K (52%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)
"I feel I am adequately paid for the work I do."
+$19K (37%) more than average United States Marine Corps salary ($41K)

What is the highest paying job at United States Marine Corps?

VP of Marketing is the highest paying job at United States Marine Corps at $151,000 annually.

What is the lowest paying job at United States Marine Corps?

Aviation Maintenance Administration Specialist is the lowest paying job at United States Marine Corps at $16,000 annually.

How much does a United States Marine Corps employee make on an average/hour?

United States Marine Corps employees earn $41,000 annually on average, or $20 per hour.

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