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Salary Details for an Army Civilian at DOD

Updated Apr 11, 2022

Total Pay Estimate & Range

Total Pay Range
$84K - $129K/yr
Base Pay
$79K - $120K/yr
Additional Pay
$5K - $9K/yr


Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Army Civilian at DOD is $103,748 per year. This number represents 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 base pay is $97,135 per year. The estimated additional pay is $6,612 per year. Additional pay could include bonus, stock, commission, profit sharing or tips. 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 $84K-$129K/yr?

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Total Pay Breakdown


Total Pay

Pay TypePay EstimateMost Likely Range% of Total Pay
Base Pay
$97,135/yr$79K - $120K93.6%
$6,612/yr$5K - $9K6.4%

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