National Security Agency Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 5,344 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 12 months. Last updated: September 18, 2017
Popular JobsAverage SalarySalary Distribution
578 salaries reported
$79,571 per year
  • Most Reported
$36,000
$142,000
364 salaries reported
$83,082 per year
$34,000
$148,000
302 salaries reported
$80,024 per year
$29,000
$147,000
263 salaries reported
$81,403 per year
$29,000
$143,000
230 salaries reported
$83,256 per year
$32,000
$158,000
Information Design & DocumentationAverage SalarySalary Distribution
302 salaries reported
$80,024 per year
  • Most Reported
$29,000
$147,000
107 salaries reported
$71,703 per year
$29,000
$147,000
93 salaries reported
$74,643 per year
$29,000
$147,000
56 salaries reported
$70,356 per year
$29,000
$147,000
39 salaries reported
$81,790 per year
$29,000
$147,000
Software DevelopmentAverage SalarySalary Distribution
578 salaries reported
$79,571 per year
  • Most Reported
$36,000
$142,000
50 salaries reported
$90,461 per year
$36,000
$142,000
12 salaries reported
$90,939 per year
$36,000
$142,000
7 salaries reported
$75,809 per year
$36,000
$142,000
6 salaries reported
$97,015 per year
$36,000
$142,000
MathematicsAverage SalarySalary Distribution
263 salaries reported
$81,403 per year
  • Most Reported
$29,000
$143,000
204 salaries reported
$67,769 per year
$29,000
$143,000
83 salaries reported
$78,778 per year
$29,000
$143,000
33 salaries reported
$74,872 per year
$29,000
$143,000
28 salaries reported
$72,917 per year
$29,000
$143,000
IT Operations & HelpdeskAverage SalarySalary Distribution
364 salaries reported
$83,082 per year
  • Most Reported
$34,000
$148,000
80 salaries reported
$75,607 per year
$34,000
$148,000
80 salaries reported
$79,325 per year
$34,000
$148,000
16 salaries reported
$82,169 per year
$34,000
$148,000
16 salaries reported
$82,822 per year
$34,000
$148,000
Administrative AssistanceAverage SalarySalary Distribution
130 salaries reported
$79,480 per year
  • Most Reported
$18,000
$153,000
112 salaries reported
$52,841 per year
$18,000
$153,000
68 salaries reported
$86,200 per year
$18,000
$153,000
16 salaries reported
$62,567 per year
$18,000
$153,000
5 salaries reported
$94,342 per year
$18,000
$153,000
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Common benefits at National Security Agency

  • 401K Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance
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What people say about working at National Security Agency

  • Great employer

    Typical government agency, founded on and run by nepotism. Other than that? Decent pay, amazing benefits, and the best job security in the world. Low expectations and easy work.
    Registry Officer (Former Employee)
    Fort Meade, MD - July 16, 2017
  • Great Place to Work for a Balanced Work/Life Schedule

    As both a contractor and FTE, I was able to balance both my work and life responsibilities. Sometimes the work came first and for long hours at a stretch but this was always coordinated in advance. Management was only downfall. Many times managers ar...
    Project Manager/Team Lead (Former Employee)
    Fort Meade, MD - July 1, 2017
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