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Military salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$34,000/yr
Average per year
$34,000
Average per year
$34,000
$19,500
Total salary range**
$81,000
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Based on 79,022 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Militaries make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Military in the United States is $34,000 per year. This is based on data from 79,022 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Military in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$34,000
Average per year
$34,000
$19,500
Total salary range**
$81,000
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Based on 79,022 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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US Department Of Defense, Leavenworth County, KS
127 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$40K – $84K
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US Coast Guard, Alexandria County, VA
11 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$51K – $71K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Salinas Metro Area, CA
162 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$32K – $71K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
122 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$29K – $53K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
306 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$32K – $54K
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Norwich Metro Area, CT
252 income tax records
$42,500/yr
$34K – $50K
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Columbus Metro Area, GA
605 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$29K – $54K
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Columbia Metro Area, SC
361 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$32K – $52K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
254 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$32K – $53K
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Montgomery Metro Area, AL
209 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$30K – $63K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
2,735 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$30K – $62K
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Olympia Metro Area, WA
406 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$31K – $54K

Military demographics

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63% are single
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37% are married
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30% have kids
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20% own a home

Military salaries by age

$0
$15,750
$31,500
$47,250
$63,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Militaries

79,022 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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Military Officer
1,851 income tax records
$77,500/yr
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Enlisted Military
330 income tax records
$30,000/yr
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Military Police
675 income tax records
$31,000/yr
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Military Contractor
230 income tax records
$66,000/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.