PUBLIC SECTOR SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Public Sector GROSS SALARY
US$ 71,035
Average net salary for Public Sector NET SALARY
US$ 53,027
The most typical salary for Public Sector MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 43,933
  Updated: 11 Oct 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 25%
  Salary entries: 454

Average salary for Public Sector in United States is US$ 71,035.

Average take home earning is US$ 53,027 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 43,933 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % US$ 131,625
13 % US$ 113,068
20 % US$ 102,439
54 % US$ 63,886
84 % US$ 43,933
94 % US$ 34,706
99 % US$ 24,927
Career Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Social Worker US$ 47,269 71
Public Administration US$ 79,827 69
Public Administration Lead US$ 100,856 22
Public Relations US$ 52,689 11
Public Relations Manager US$ 93,466 06
Politician US$ 90,666 03
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Washington DC US$ 89,149 59
New York City US$ 82,307 26
Los Angeles US$ 83,642 16
Atlanta US$ 76,400 15
Minneapolis US$ 44,657 11
San Francisco US$ 94,022 09
Philadelphia US$ 66,777 09
Portland, Oregon US$ 65,924 09
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   PUBLIC SECTOR   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 235,000
02
US$ 205,000
01
US$ 182,666
03
US$ 174,000
01
US$ 160,000
01
US$ 151,500
08
US$ 142,912
05
US$ 131,625
10
US$ 122,142
14
US$ 113,068
14
US$ 102,439
32
US$ 95,573
36
US$ 84,088
32
US$ 73,772
43
US$ 63,886
44
US$ 53,424
67
US$ 43,933
67
US$ 34,706
45
US$ 24,927
24
US$ 16,300
05

  SALARY BY GENDER   PUBLIC SECTOR   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 79,666 234
US$ 60,877 173
US$ 65,453 47

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   PUBLIC SECTOR   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 107,154 23
US$ 75,290 145
US$ 68,042 165
US$ 63,886 99
US$ 64,605 19
US$ 29,666 03

Public Sector workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 107,154. While Public Sector workers with Bellow H. School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 29,666. This is 261.20% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   PUBLIC SECTOR   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 87,018 154
US$ 80,166 38
US$ 74,046 57
US$ 66,274 62
US$ 59,974 58
US$ 58,149 35
US$ 41,656 27
US$ 36,290 23

Public Sector 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$ 87,018 compared to US$ 36,290 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 139.79%.


  SALARY BY AGE   PUBLIC SECTOR   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 92,816 17
US$ 76,050 17
US$ 74,270 31
US$ 89,140 56
US$ 79,956 67
US$ 70,084 61
US$ 76,514 64
US$ 54,703 53
US$ 40,885 32
US$ 30,222 09
US$ 65,453 47
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  SALARY BY CAREER   PUBLIC SECTOR   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. US$ 100,856 22
2. US$ 93,466 06
3. US$ 90,666 03
4. US$ 79,827 69
5. US$ 72,627 272
6. US$ 52,689 11
7. US$ 47,269 71

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In United States economy, Public Administration Lead is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of US$ 100,856. Public Relations Manager and Politician follow, earning US$ 93,466 and US$ 90,666, respectively. Social Worker earn a gross annual average of US$ 47,269, while Public Relations earn US$ 52,689. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 113.37%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   PUBLIC SECTOR   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
US$ 40,000 01
US$ 73,649 405
US$ 69,707 19
US$ 52,183 06
US$ 32,360 23
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  SALARY BY CITY   PUBLIC SECTOR   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. US$ 127,972 08
2. US$ 94,022 09
3. US$ 89,149 59
4. US$ 84,428 07
5. US$ 83,642 16
6. US$ 82,357 05
7. US$ 82,307 26
8. US$ 79,977 08
9. US$ 76,400 15
10. US$ 73,500 06

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    PUBLIC SECTOR

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia US$ 76,225 AU$ 88,899 66
2. United States US$ 71,035 US$ 71,035 454
3. Canada US$ 69,375 CA$ 78,547 140
4. United Kingdom US$ 52,428 GBP 34,776 91
5. Russia US$ 42,197 RUB 1,494,400 07
6. China US$ 28,528 CNY 184,306 15
7. Mexico US$ 26,136 MXN 505,390 05
8. India US$ 19,458 INR 1,222,732 56

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(74/74)  FIELD ORGANIZER


 Posted: 12 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Talk to voters, talk to people every day, manage a campaign, organize events."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


(73/74)  CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER


 Posted: 11 Sep 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Enforcement, inspections. Issuing citations, zoning, preparing court documents, appearing in court."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000


(72/74)  GRANTS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST


 Posted: 31 Aug 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Grants management for health research."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 86,355


(71/74)  CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR


 Posted: 07 Aug 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Completed numerous advance investigation courses."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 133,255


(70/74)  HEAD OF GLOBAL ADVOCACY


 Posted: 01 Aug 2020

Doctorate Degree, 12-16 years: "Advocacy and policy."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


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(69/74)  CHILD WELFARE ONGOING RESOURCE SUPPORT SPECIALIST


 Posted: 03 Jul 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Safety Planning, Parent Education, Resource development, Life Skills Training, Testify in Court, Submit Documentation for Courts, Provide Transportation, Theraputic Process of Change, Errors in Thinking training, Referrals to treatment and therapy as needed. Use of PC, Windows Platforms, Skype, Zoom, and Duo Video interaction and training, Social Media platforms, Previously on Child Care Registry and Social Work Training Certificate. Certified Educator for Nurturing Parenting Programs and Child Passenger Safety Certified Educator."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,000


(68/74)  CONTRACT OFFICER


 Posted: 30 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Government Contracts."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 121,000


(67/74)  FEDERAL GOVERNMENT


 Posted: 17 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Project and personnel management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 105,000


(66/74)  OFFICER


 Posted: 05 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Knowledge of specific body of law required."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 120,000


(65/74)  LICENSED PERSONAL THERAPIST


 Posted: 15 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Marriage and Family Relations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000


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(64/74)  COMPUTER MECHANIC


 Posted: 13 Dec 2019

High School, 20+ years: "I repair computers, laptops and monitors.."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000


(63/74)  RAIL TRAFFIC CONTROLLER


 Posted: 03 Dec 2019

High School, 20+ years: "New York City Subways Manager."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


(62/74)  SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 18 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I think that this will do just nicely."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 37,500


(61/74)  PROGRAM ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 13 Nov 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Program Associate Duties."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,000


(60/74)  EPIDEMIOLOGIST


 Posted: 01 Nov 2019

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Public Health Epidemiologist and Team Leader."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 183,000


(59/74)  DIRECTOR


 Posted: 10 Oct 2019

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Manage all Public relations Activities."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000


(58/74)  SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Counsel with school age children relating to mental and learning disabilities, emotional crises, and truancy."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 56,000


(57/74)  CHILD, FAMILY AND SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Marriage and family relations counselor."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 45,000


(56/74)  PROGRAM EXAMINER


 Posted: 27 Aug 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Budget analyst for Federal Government."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 83,398


(55/74)  LEGISLATURE


 Posted: 20 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Budget work, NYS Legislature."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000


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(54/74)  STATISTICIAN


 Posted: 16 Aug 2019

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Government statistician and scientist."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 135,000


(53/74)  ADMINISTRATION


 Posted: 12 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Business administration."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 74,000


(52/74)  POLICY SPECIALIST


 Posted: 15 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Highly skilled program specialist providing consultation to programs on policies, regulations and legislation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 79,000


(51/74)  SEA TURTLE BIOLOGIST


 Posted: 12 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Monitoring of sea turtle nesting and hatching success on county beaches."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 15,500


(50/74)  ANALYST


 Posted: 11 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Liaison, government employee."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000


(49/74)  SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 07 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Adult protective services."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000


(48/74)  ELECTED OFFICIAL


 Posted: 07 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Pass laws and treaties."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 174,000


(47/74)  DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT


 Posted: 04 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Fundraising for non-profit."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 73,500


(46/74)  BRIDGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALISY


 Posted: 25 Apr 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Project Management and consulting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 105,972


(45/74)  PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISOR


 Posted: 04 Apr 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Centers for disease control and prevention."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 105,000


(44/74)  GRANTS SPECIALIST


 Posted: 28 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Technical writing: grants and reports."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000


(43/74)  SENIOR PLANNER


 Posted: 22 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Land Use Planning and permitting."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 54,000


(42/74)  DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING AND TRAINING


 Posted: 07 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Oversee all training and programs."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000


(41/74)  CONSULTANT


 Posted: 06 Mar 2019

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Research and analysis."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 68,640


(40/74)  SECURITY ASSISTANT


 Posted: 03 Mar 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Support VA security specialists with finger printing, paper work, and all badging and credentialing."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 38,247


(39/74)  BUILDING INSPECTOR


 Posted: 21 Feb 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Inspect buildings."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,500


(38/74)  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 12 Feb 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Nonprofit fundraiser."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 44,500


(37/74)  PROGRAM SPECIALIST


 Posted: 09 Jan 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Database development/management, regulatory compliance/enforcement, some HR functions."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 67,000


(36/74)  BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS COORDINATOR FOR MI BRIGHT FUTURE


 Posted: 09 Jan 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "I connect business leaders and career professionals with MIBF. The mission of MIBF is to connect high school students with career professionals and industry leaders to enhance career exploration and increase work based learning experiences."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,600


(35/74)  PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL ANALYST


 Posted: 29 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "I work on royalty and conference services."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000


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(34/74)  PURCHASING MANAGER


 Posted: 11 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Manage purchasing depart for the City."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 90,000


(33/74)  INSPECTOR GENERAL AUDITOR


 Posted: 05 Dec 2018

Some College, 20+ years: "Investigate government benefits for veterans."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 106,000


(32/74)  MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Program manager in transportation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 126,000


(31/74)  CONTRACTS OFFICER


 Posted: 25 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Write contracts for the state of montana."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,000


(30/74)  SENATOR


 Posted: 06 Nov 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Senator in america."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


(29/74)  SENIOR MAINTENANCE WORKER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2018

Some College, 16-20 years: "Repair pumps, trouble shooting, plumbing, welding, preventative maintenance, paper work."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 49,000


(28/74)  BANK REGULATIONS


 Posted: 16 Sep 2018

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Examine banks for compliance."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000


(27/74)  FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC


 Posted: 12 Sep 2018

High School, 12-16 years: "Firefighter / Paramedic."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 107,000


(26/74)  POLICE OFFICER


 Posted: 23 Jun 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Law enforcement."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 102,000


(25/74)  SPECIAL AGENT


 Posted: 18 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Investigations interviews arrests reports."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 88,000


(24/74)  SUPERVISORY COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Jun 2018

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Supervise team of communications experts, write testimony and speeches, develop messaging strategies for nuclear power, create briefings and news releases, event management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 112,000


(23/74)  TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS CONTROLLER


 Posted: 03 May 2018

Some College, 20+ years: "Provide logistics for public transportation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 56,800


(22/74)  HOSPICE SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 02 May 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Assisting people in end of life care through bereavement, counseling, advocacy, and any resources necessary."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,000


(21/74)  FIREFIGHTER


 Posted: 01 May 2018

Some College, 20+ years: "Fire fighter, EMT, Rescue Specialist."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 68,000


(20/74)  RESEARCH ANALYST


 Posted: 11 Apr 2018

High School, 4-8 years: "Collect and analyze data from Abuse Investigation Reports for the Department of Human Services."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,164


(19/74)  SAFETY CONSULTANT


 Posted: 29 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Occupational Safety and Health Consultant."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 55,048


(18/74)  ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS COORDINATOR


 Posted: 11 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Oversee compliance of existing buildings and construction activities with environmental regulations and standards."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 63,000


(17/74)  FOOD AND SANITATION SPECIALIST


 Posted: 26 Feb 2018

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Manage and facilitate compliance in the realm of food safety and sanitation for a school district."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 63,036


(16/74)  PROGRAM MANAGER


 Posted: 23 Jan 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Engineering and Financial Data Science Executive level construction management."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 205,000


(15/74)  PROGRAM ANALYST


 Posted: 27 Dec 2017

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Manages office staff of 60 people and overall duties."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000


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(14/74)  INSTRUCTOR


 Posted: 21 Dec 2017

Some College, 12-16 years: "I teach computer literacy to senior."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,252


(13/74)  ANALYST


 Posted: 26 Nov 2017

Some College, 20+ years: "Legal and comunity civil rights."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000


(12/74)  TECHNICAL TRAINER


 Posted: 22 Nov 2017

Some College, 4-8 years: "Research, design, and develop professional and leadership development classes for employees; manage department budget; compile and analyze training reports and metrics; perform needs assessments; coach employees for professional development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,000


(11/74)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 19 Nov 2017

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I am currently a master's student and I have an internship as a research assistant at a think tank."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


(10/74)  INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS


 Posted: 05 Nov 2017

Some College, 4-8 years: "Work as a consultant for politics."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 19,000


(9/74)  RESEARCHER


 Posted: 03 Nov 2017

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Research for budget priorities and allocation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 98,000


(8/74)  ECONOMIST


 Posted: 27 Oct 2017

Doctorate Degree, 8-12 years: "Conducting research and writing policy briefs and policy research papers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 136,000


(7/74)  COUNSELOR


 Posted: 08 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Conducting workshops, finding reference information, writing, teach how to use internet & computer skills, locate employment."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000


(6/74)  MAINTENANCE


 Posted: 07 Sep 2017

Bellow H. School, 2-4 years: "Cleaning and repairs also do security."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000


(5/74)  ANALYST


 Posted: 04 Sep 2017

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Analyse data.analyse data.analyse data.analyse data.analyse data.analyse data.analyse data.analyse data.analyse data.analyse data.analyse data.analyse data."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000


(4/74)  SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 21 Aug 2017

Some College, 20+ years: "Supervise and schedule workers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 26,000


(3/74)  INTERN


 Posted: 13 Jul 2017

Some College, 0-1 year: "I work in an office and support the team in what ever role is needed. M0ost of my work is in excel and powerpoint."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 18,000


(2/74)  PROPOSAL EDITOR / COORDINATOR


 Posted: 10 Jul 2017

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Prepare proposals for distribution to government contracting officials."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000


(1/74)  MODERNIZATION OF THE STATE SPECIALIST


 Posted: 05 Jul 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Support projects to promote development in countries."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


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