Government Contractor salary in the United States

Average salary
$75,500/yr
Based on 2,566 income tax records
$26,000
$159,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$46K
 
$68K
 
$79K
 
$87K
 
$89K
$26,000
$159,000
How much do Government Contractors make?
The average total salary for a Government Contractor is $75,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,566 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Government Contractor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Government Contractor salary can vary between $26,000 to $159,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Government Contractor salary by location

Government Contractor salary by company

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Government Contractor demographics in United States

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47% are single
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53% are married
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44% have kids
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62% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Government Contractors in United States

2,566 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a government contractor in the United States is $75,500 per year. Government contractor salaries in the United States can vary between $26,000 to $159,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,566 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as government contractor.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for government contractors in the United States: Urban Honolulu Metro Area, HI ($97,000 a year), Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($95,500 a year), and Washington Metro Area, DC ($91,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.