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Military vs. Civilian Salary

MILITARY SALARY VS CIVILIAN SALARY 'HERE ARE MANY CAREERS OFFERED BOTH THE MILITARY SECTO AND CIVILIAN SECTOR. SOMETIMES IT PAYS TO WORK FOR UNCLE SAM AND OTHER TIMES IT DOES NOT. LETS TAKE A LOOK AT DIFFERENT CAREERS FROM BOTH AREAS AND SEE HOW THEIR SALARIES COMPARE. CIVILIAN DOCTOR The average income for a family doctor in America is $156,164 a Also, consider the interest that doctors pay on their student loan debts. This interest often leaves doctors with more than their original debt at the end of their residency years. Thus, while they may make over $150,000 (total) over a four-year residency, they may leave it with $130,000 of year. debt. MILITARY DOCTOR The average salary for a military doctor is $58,000/yr. Average army doctor salaries can vary greatly due to com- pany, location, industry, experience and benefits. You make your rank salary, which can be found on the internet. You start as an 0-3 (captain in the army/af, LT in the navy). Then you make specialty pay and board certified pay, which depends on how many years you've put in, and what your specialty is, the higher the bonus, the more you would have been paid as a civilian. . If you don't owe the military any years of service for paying undergrad or med school, you get a retention bonus depending on how long you promise to stay in the military, up to 75K a year. CIVILIAN MECHANIC The average salary for a Civilian Mechanic is $37,480 per year. The average cost of a mechanic certification program can vary from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dol- lars. Most mechanic jobs require their employee's to be certified or licenced. MILITARY MECHANIC The average salary for a Military Mechanic is $56,000 per year. The military offers many educational programs to their soldiers for absolutely free. If and when a Soldier leaves the military, they can use these new learned skills to gain a job in the public sector. NAV CIVILIAN CHEF A typical Civilian Chef can make anywhere from $22,100/yr to $66,700/yr. What a chef can earn is very much dependent on a few factors such as the geographical location of their workplace and his working environment. For example, chef salary can be quite lucrative when working in premiere hotels and fine dining restaurants, although it can be at its lowest in fast food restaurants and small cafeterias. The same can be said for chefs working in big cities, where cost of living is usually high, and this often translates to higher salary thresholds. MILITARY CHEF The average salary for a military chef is $47,000. Average navy chef salaries can vary greatly due to company, location, industry, experience and benefits. CIVILIAN LAWYER The average salary for a civilian lawyer is $40,000 to $47,435. Private sector attorney wages were substantially higher with averages in the $68,000 to $130,000 range. Full- time tuition at public law schools can run $4,711- $35,502 per year for in-state students. Private law schools can charge $8,700 -$41,200 in tuition bringing the three-year price tag somewhere around $25,000 - $124,000. MILITARY LAWYER As of 2010, the salary for a military lawyer starts in the $30,000 range and later goes as high as $70,000 a year or more, according to the US Navy website. CIVILIAN PRIEST On average, a civilian priest can make anywhere between $30,000 to $120,000 per year. Many factors come into play when looking at a priest's compensation like: education, location of church and church size. MILITARY CHAPLAIN The average yearly income for a military chaplain is about $33,600. A military chaplain makes about $2,800 per month plus over $1,000 per month for housing. HEADHUNTER The average salary for head hunter jobs is $82,000. Average head hunter salaries can vary greatly due to company, location, industry, experience and benefits. Executive recruiting is an extremely competitive field. Often, there are many headhunters vying for the same contract or the same candidate. Consequently, those interested in this field must be hardworking, outgoing, sales-oriented and ambitious. I WANT YOU FOR U.S.ARM MILITARY RECRUITER The average salary for us army recruiter jobs is $39,000. Average us army recruiter salaries can vary greatly due to company, location, industry, experience and benefits. CIVILIAN COMPUTER TECHNICIAN A Civilian Computer Technician can make anywhere from $15,000 to $55,000 per year. Education plays a large role in a Computer Technician's compensation. Employers prefer computer repair techni- cians who have an associate's degree in the field or training from an equipment manufacturer or the military. MILITARY COMPUTER TECHNICIAN The average income for a Military Computer Technician is $90,479. Base pay for a Military Computer Tech is about $65,000 and can reach as high as $115,500. The military uses computers to store and process data on personnel, weather, communica- tions, finances, and many other areas, as well as to operate sophisticated equipment during combat and peace time maneuvers. TOTAL AVERAGE CIVILIAN SALARY TOTAL AVERAGE MILITARY SALARY (Based on the salaries in this chart) (Based on the salaries in this chart) $73,220.57/yr $53,439.85/yr TOP SECRET FILES BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR THE MILITARY Enlistment Contracts & Enlistment Incentives Assignments • Promotions Military Pay • Military Medical Care Housing, Housing Allowance, & Barracks Commissaries & Exchanges Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) Activities Chow Halls & Food Allowance Education Programs Vacation time & Job Training

Military vs. Civilian Salary

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This infographic provides a comparison for the salary of several jobs that are both civilian jobs and military jobs, such as mechanics, chefs, and headhunters. This infographic shows that although the...


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