MILITARY SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Military GROSS SALARY
US$ 75,535
Average net salary for Military NET SALARY
US$ 60,461
The most typical salary for Military MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 63,611
  Updated: 14 Mar 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 19%
  Salary entries: 205

Military Earnings in United States

Average salary for Military in United States is US$ 75,535.

Average take home earning is US$ 60,461 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 63,611 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (205 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % US$ 146,333
12 % US$ 121,800
20 % US$ 102,636
52 % US$ 72,866
90 % US$ 44,276
97 % US$ 33,986
100 % US$ 23,831
Career Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Military Officer US$ 92,877 30
Sergeant US$ 52,818 20
Military Aviation US$ 82,531 16
Soldier US$ 58,000 14
Military Technician US$ 65,166 12
Military Logistics & Transport US$ 72,355 10
Military Engineer US$ 87,980 09
Special Forces US$ 89,333 06
Military Technician Lead US$ 76,833 06
Military Mechanic US$ 60,833 06
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Washington DC US$ 94,685 14
San Diego US$ 84,250 08
Norfolk US$ 108,285 07
Honolulu US$ 82,192 07
Tucson US$ 91,816 06
San Antonio US$ 64,240 06
Baltimore US$ 76,960 05
Seattle US$ 68,000 05

Salary entries from individual employees for Military in United States

Below is the list of 100 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(27/27)  NAVAL AVIATOR


 Posted: 14 Mar 2020

Some College, 20+ years: "Military naval aviation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000

(26/27)  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


 Posted: 19 Feb 2020

Some College, 8-12 years: "All things networks and computers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(25/27)  ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Defense department engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 133,000

(24/27)  SPECIAL FORCES


 Posted: 19 Dec 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Train foreign armies."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(23/27)  IT PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Retired Military Officer with pension coming in."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,180

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(22/27)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 06 Oct 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Identify and respond to emerging technology, models, methodologies, systems, and trends in human/computer interaction, including social networking, gaming, modeling, and simulation Apply logic and mathematical principles to the design, development, and verification of secure, high-performance, and reliable computing systems Analyze, design, develop, and document secure technical solutions for computing systems and networking infrastructure Plan, design, and optimize computing architecture, software applications, data, and systems Adhere to local, national, and international technical standards, ethics, and intellectual property regulations when developing computer applications and systems Analyze, compare, and contrast algorithms, programming languages, compilers, and operating systems to select or develop solutions to problems."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 115,000

(21/27)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 09 Jul 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "I manage military housing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000

(20/27)  GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

High School, 20+ years: "Working on military aircraft."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000

(19/27)  FINANACIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 30 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Manage fiscal resources, approve payments to members, budget funds."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000

(18/27)  COMBAT ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Feb 2019

High School, 1-2 years: "I blow stuff up and rebuild it."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 35,550

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(17/27)  INFORMATION SYSTEM TECHNICIAN LEAD


 Posted: 13 Feb 2019

Some College, 4-8 years: "As an E-6, manage/lead divisions or departments on daily operational task, planning, communicating requirements up and down the chain of command. A strong technical background ensures proper decisions are made."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 98,000

(16/27)  PILOT


 Posted: 29 Dec 2018

Some College, 8-12 years: "Helicopter Pilot."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(15/27)  MAINTENANCE CONTROL OFFICER


 Posted: 21 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Managing 70 mechanics."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,448

(14/27)  NAVIGATOR


 Posted: 10 Sep 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Aircraft navigation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 108,000

(13/27)  FUEL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM OPERATOR


 Posted: 09 Sep 2018

Some College, 20+ years: "Move fuel through terminal pipelines."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(12/27)  NETWORK SECURITY


 Posted: 25 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Network security analyst and manager, Experienced with dozens of IDS/IPS's, visualization tools like splunk, kibana, elsa, wreshark."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000

(11/27)  GEOSPATIAL INTELLIGENCE


 Posted: 03 May 2018

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Provide intelligence assessment to commanders and instruct soldiers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

(10/27)  SECURITY FORCES


 Posted: 02 Mar 2018

High School, 2-4 years: "USAF Security Forces at rank SrA."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 66,000

(9/27)  HEALTHCARE SPECIALIST


 Posted: 10 Jan 2018

High School, 2-4 years: "Medical Generalist. Expected to preform and fulfill several different roles throughout the medical field. Including: Emergency Medicine, Basic Hospital Work, Specialized Medical care."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

(8/27)  INTELLIGENCE ANALYST


 Posted: 26 Dec 2017

Some College, 8-12 years: "Analyzed raw data to make recommendations for actions to be taken also "mind reader"."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

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(7/27)  VEHICLE MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Oct 2017

Some College, 8-12 years: "Manage base vehicle fleet for all USAF assets."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(6/27)  AIR TRANS


 Posted: 27 Sep 2017

Some College, 8-12 years: "Prepare, load, and unload air cargo as well as passengers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 52,000

(5/27)  ACQUISITION


 Posted: 18 Sep 2017

Some College, 4-8 years: "Administer contracts; procure contracts; manage numerous federal requirements that range from $10K to multi-million dollars."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,000

(4/27)  OTHER


 Posted: 18 Sep 2017

Some College, 4-8 years: "Provides reports and administrative paperwork."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 25,000

(3/27)  MAINTENANCE LEAD


 Posted: 11 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Electrical, hydromechanical, HVAC."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 72,000

(2/27)  COMMUNICATIONS-COMPUTER SYSTEMS OFFICER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Manage communications and computer systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

(1/27)  SOMETHING


 Posted: 17 Jul 2017

High School, 1-2 years: "I just wanna see the average gross of a person living in cambodia."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   MILITARY   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
205K US$ 200,000
01
185K US$ 180,000
01
165K US$ 164,600
02
155K US$ 152,388
04
145K US$ 146,333
03
135K US$ 132,666
03
125K US$ 121,800
10
115K US$ 113,868
07
105K US$ 102,636
11
95K US$ 93,317
15
85K US$ 83,777
24
75K US$ 72,866
25
65K US$ 63,611
34
55K US$ 52,500
23
45K US$ 44,276
21
35K US$ 33,986
15
25K US$ 23,831
06

  SALARY BY GENDER   MILITARY   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 76,678 172
Women US$ 53,663 14
N/A US$ 81,308 19

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   MILITARY   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 108,666 06
Masters Degree US$ 98,525 33
Bachelors Degree US$ 82,065 69
Some College US$ 64,704 66
High School US$ 52,948 30
Bellow H. School US$ 60,000 01

Military workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 108,666. While Military workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 52,948. This is 105.23% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   MILITARY   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 96,332 63
16-20 Years US$ 80,054 19
12-16 Years US$ 72,955 25
8-12 Years US$ 79,247 22
4-8 Years US$ 59,343 28
2-4 Years US$ 55,620 26
1-2 Years US$ 45,329 16
0-1 Year US$ 82,407 06

Military workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 96,332 compared to US$ 45,329 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 112.52%.


  SALARY BY AGE   MILITARY   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
69-74 US$ 60,000 01
63-68 US$ 78,666 03
57-62 US$ 102,421 06
51-56 US$ 102,936 15
45-50 US$ 97,267 23
39-44 US$ 89,582 29
33-38 US$ 72,004 22
27-32 US$ 67,703 41
22-26 US$ 49,739 31
16-21 US$ 49,896 15
N/A US$ 81,308 19
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  SALARY BY CAREER   MILITARY   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Military Doctor US$ 151,000 02
2. Military Engineer Lead US$ 120,000 02
3. Military Ship Captain US$ 120,000 01
4. Military Pilot US$ 95,250 04
5. Military Officer US$ 92,877 30
6. Special Forces US$ 89,333 06
7. Military Engineer US$ 87,980 09
8. Military Aviation US$ 82,531 16
9. Other Military Career US$ 80,411 45
10. Military Technician Lead US$ 76,833 06
11. Military Logistics & Transport US$ 72,355 10
12. Military Medicine US$ 71,941 04
13. Infantryman US$ 67,237 04
14. Military Technician US$ 65,166 12
15. Military Mechanic US$ 60,833 06
16. Soldier US$ 58,000 14
17. Military Nurse US$ 54,333 03
18. Sergeant US$ 52,818 20
19. Military Ship US$ 48,750 04
20. Military Artillery US$ 44,000 02
21. Military Communications US$ 41,666 03
22. Military Air Defense US$ 30,500 02

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In United States economy, Military Doctor is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of US$ 151,000. Military Engineer Lead and Military Ship Captain follow, earning US$ 120,000 and US$ 120,000, respectively. Military Air Defense earn a gross annual average of US$ 30,500, while Military Communications earn US$ 41,666. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 395.08%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   MILITARY   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 77,145 175
Contract US$ 68,413 19
Self Employed US$ 91,295 04
Part Time US$ 45,621 07
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  SALARY BY CITY   MILITARY   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Norfolk Military in Norfolk US$ 108,285 07
2. Spokane Military in Spokane US$ 102,500 02
3. Atlanta Military in Atlanta US$ 100,888 04
4. Newport News Military in Newport News US$ 96,500 04
5. Washington DC Military in Washington DC US$ 94,685 14
6. Tucson Military in Tucson US$ 91,816 06
7. Raleigh Military in Raleigh US$ 91,000 03
8. Kansas City Military in Kansas City US$ 86,556 04
9. San Diego Military in San Diego US$ 84,250 08
10. Virginia Beach Military in Virginia Beach US$ 83,428 04

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    MILITARY

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Military in Australia US$ 93,100 AU$ 111,200 10
2. United States United States US$ 75,535 US$ 75,535 205
3. Canada Canada Military in Canada US$ 67,886 CA$ 74,071 26
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Military in United Kingdom US$ 59,392 GBP 40,754 11
5. India India Military in India US$ 17,164 INR 981,538 13

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