The estimated total pay for a Military Officer is $134,185 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $120,453 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $13,732 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.
How accurate is this most likely Total Pay range (base + additional) of $101K-$184K/yr?
For Military Officer
Some related job titles are Air Force Officer Salaries with median pay of $112,256, Junior Military Officer Career Development Program Salaries with median pay of $87,388.
For a Military Officer in United States
Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Military Officer in United States. Employers include United States Space Force, United States Federal Government and US Department of Defense.
For Military Officer in United States
|1||United States Space Force||$120,833|
|2||United States Federal Government||$118,170|
|3||US Department of Defense||$117,149|
|4||U.S. Army Reserve||$113,831|
|6||US Air Force||$106,416|
|7||US Coast Guard||$105,142|
|10||US Marine Corps||$100,119|
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|US Army Military Officer salaries - 461 salaries reported||$100,717/yr|
|US Air Force Military Officer salaries - 323 salaries reported||$106,416/yr|
|US Navy Military Officer salaries - 301 salaries reported||$104,047/yr|
|US Marine Corps Military Officer salaries - 221 salaries reported||$100,119/yr|
|US Coast Guard Military Officer salaries - 129 salaries reported||$105,142/yr|
|US Department of Defense Military Officer salaries - 75 salaries reported||$117,149/yr|
|United States Federal Government Military Officer salaries - 43 salaries reported||$118,170/yr|
|DOD Military Officer salaries - 21 salaries reported||$113,054/yr|
|United States Space Force Military Officer salaries - 11 salaries reported||$120,833/yr|
|U.S. Army Reserve Military Officer salaries - 7 salaries reported||$113,831/yr|
|Marine Corps Community Services Military Officer salaries - 7 salaries reported||$98,334/yr|
|Army National Guard Military Officer salaries - 6 salaries reported||$97,896/yr|
|Air National Guard Military Officer salaries - 4 salaries reported||$109,674/yr|
|Defense Finance and Accounting Service Military Officer salaries - 4 salaries reported||$107,869/yr|
|National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Military Officer salaries - 3 salaries reported||$120,377/yr|
|Military Sealift Command Military Officer salaries - 3 salaries reported||$111,490/yr|
|Air Force Reserve Military Officer salaries - 3 salaries reported||$113,391/yr|
|Georgia Army National Guard Military Officer salaries - 3 salaries reported||$95,632/yr|
|United States Navy Reserves Military Officer salaries - 3 salaries reported||$96,896/yr|
|Louisiana Army National Guard Military Officer salaries - 3 salaries reported||$88,507/yr|
For a Military Officer in United States
The top 2 paying industries for a Military Officer in United States are Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $117,149 and Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $104,594.
What is the pay outlook for Military & Protective Services?
Job opportunities in military and protective services depend heavily on government budgets that may not be flexible. Pay scales rely heavily on time in service and are less-performance based, but public sector benefits can be attractive. Protective services roles are also an opportunity for veterans looking to transition into civilian roles. Education requirements in military and protective services vary, though many jobs don't require a Bachelor's degree.
The average salary for a Military Officer is $134,185 per year in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1697 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Military Officer employees in United States.
The highest salary for a Military Officer in United States is $183,825 per year.
The lowest salary for a Military Officer in United States is $100,639 per year.
If you are thinking of becoming a Military Officer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Military Officer.
Military officers all receive a base pay, which can vary greatly depending on their field. Those working in dangerous settings or those that require higher levels of education (such as lawyers or medical officers) often earn a higher salary. All members of the military receive many additional monetary benefits such as free health care and dental benefits, free housing, subsidized education for themselves and their dependents, a pension, and discounts on living expenses.
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