National Security Agency
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National Security Agency Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 1,902 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.Last updated: June 30, 2020
Popular Jobs
Average Salary
Salary Distribution
17 salaries reported
$109,155 per year
$22,000
$213,000
21 salaries reported
$81,795 per year
$36,000
$155,000
18 salaries reported
$92,906 per year
$32,000
$168,000
13 salaries reported
$120,038 per year
$61,000
$219,000
17 salaries reported
$84,397 per year
$36,000
$170,000
Information Design & Documentation
Average Salary
Salary Distribution
13 salaries reported
$87,688 per year
$36,000
$155,000
6 salaries reported
$96,843 per year
$36,000
$155,000
5 salaries reported
$81,857 per year
$36,000
$155,000
21 salaries reported
$81,795 per year
$36,000
$155,000
5 salaries reported
$89,737 per year
$36,000
$155,000
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Management
Average Salary
Salary Distribution
10 salaries reported
$84,603 per year
$27,000
$177,000
10 salaries reported
$87,141 per year
$27,000
$177,000
7 salaries reported
$98,530 per year
$27,000
$177,000
7 salaries reported
$120,696 per year
$27,000
$177,000
10 salaries reported
$60,690 per year
$27,000
$177,000
Administrative Assistance
Average Salary
Salary Distribution
9 salaries reported
$81,731 per year
$27,000
$141,000
9 salaries reported
$66,414 per year
$27,000
$141,000
8 salaries reported
$86,745 per year
$27,000
$141,000
7 salaries reported
$56,327 per year
$27,000
$141,000
11 salaries reported
$75,387 per year
$27,000
$141,000
Electrical Engineering
Average Salary
Salary Distribution
8 salaries reported
$95,260 per year
$37,000
$133,000
11 salaries reported
$79,074 per year
$37,000
$133,000
$80,145 per year
$37,000
$133,000
7 salaries reported
$77,233 per year
$37,000
$133,000
9 salaries reported
$61,744 per year
$37,000
$133,000
Software Development
Average Salary
Salary Distribution
17 salaries reported
$84,397 per year
$36,000
$170,000
7 salaries reported
$105,657 per year
$36,000
$170,000
6 salaries reported
$98,883 per year
$36,000
$170,000
6 salaries reported
$77,637 per year
$36,000
$170,000
6 salaries reported
$102,117 per year
$36,000
$170,000
How much does National Security Agency in the United States pay?
The average National Security Agency salary ranges from approximately $52,423 per year for Entry Level Technician to $147,200 per year for Division Chief. Average National Security Agency hourly pay ranges from approximately $8.99 per hour for Security Officer to $25.00 per hour for IT Security Specialist.
Salary information comes from 1,902 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.
Please note that all salary figures are approximations based upon third party submissions to Indeed. These figures are given to the Indeed users for the purpose of generalized comparison only. Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures.
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Based on 154 ratings

Common benefits at National Security Agency
  • 401K Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
What people say about working at National Security Agency
  • 4.0
    Never have to take work home!
    Working for the Agency is a world unto itself. You have a career path and if you don't like it you can switch. They have their own school that will teach you what you need to do you job. They "as a rule" promote from with-in. It is your job to manage...
    TECHNICAL DIRECTOR / IT DIVISION (Former Employee)
    Fort George G Meade, MD - November 13, 2019
  • 4.0
    Nice place to work
    My experience with the NSA was when I was in the US Navy as an intelligence analyst, therefore I can't speak for the civilians who worked there, only my experience as a military personnel while there. As military, it was just ok. A bit of a pain when...
    SIGINT Analyst and Reporter (Former Employee)
    San Antonio, TX - April 3, 2019

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