Our salaries for civilian employees compare well within the employment marketplace. Salaries are based on years of expertise, job title and location. For some positions, we offer compensation for relocation and recruitment, both of which come with a service agreement.
- Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB)
- Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance (FEDVIP)
- Flexible spending accounts
- Health savings account
- Federal retirement plans
- Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
- Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS)
- Social Security benefits
We offer federal student loan repayment up to $10,000 a year for a maximum of six years with a three-year minimum service agreement dependent on the amount of funds awarded.
We also offer full-time paid internships for current students or recent graduates with hands-on training and tuition assistance. Plus, we offer full-time positions with the Space Force to those who successfully complete the internship. Space Force civilians have several opportunities to continue their education both formally and informally by pursuing advanced degrees, professional military education and continuing education.
We offer 13 days of paid vacation (with up to 26 days, based on length of employment), 13 days of sick leave and 11 federal holidays each year.
Additionally, we maximize the use of telework when possible. Many of our opportunities are now considered hybrid, where you can work part time or full time remotely.
As a Space Force civilian employee, you’ll likely work at a nearby Space Force base, where we offer many family-friendly amenities such as childcare, entertainment, shopping and recreation facilities—giving you plenty of ways to enjoy time outside of work hours, all within close vicinity.