US Department of Defense Salaries

How much do US Department of Defense employees make? Glassdoor has salaries, wages, tips, bonuses, and hourly pay based upon employee reports and estimates.
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6,313 salaries (for 3,151 job titles)Updated May 17, 2021
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$1,387/yrAdditional Pay
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$1,847/yrAdditional Pay
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$80,169/yrBase Pay
$1,101/yrAdditional Pay
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