How much does a Combat Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Combat Engineer in the United States is $21 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $18 and $24. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Combat Engineer?

A Combat Engineer (also called field engineer, pioneer or sapper in many armies, except the U.S. Army) is a soldier who performs a variety of construction and demolition tasks under combat conditions. The Combat Engineer's goals involve facilitating movement and support of friendly forces while impeding those of the enemy. Combat engineers build fighting positions, fortifications, and roads. They conduct demolitions missions and clear minefields using specialized vehicles. Typical Combat Engineer missions include construction and breaching of trenches, tank traps and other fortifications; b...

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INDUS Technology, Inc. - Chesapeake , VA
Combat Systems Project Engineer (ISEA/SSDS) Salary Range or Maximum: Negotiable Work Location: Chesapeake, VA Relocation Assistance: No Employment Type: Full-Time Security Clearance: Active SECRET ...
ZipRecruiter - 35 days ago
Provide support to Air Combat Command (ACC) staff related to ATC and weather radar technical and ... logistics, engineering, training, and strategic program management support. We offer Medical ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
VectorCSP is looking for an experienced Range Requirements Analyst (Air Combat Command) to work in ... logistics, engineering, training, and strategic program management support. We offer Medical ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
INDUS Technology, Inc. - Chesapeake , VA
Must have experience with standard Combat Systems Engineering principles, theories, concepts, techniques, and systems integration aboard U.S. Navy Ships specifically CVN-78 Class Aircraft Carriers
ZipRecruiter - 34 days ago
Apogee Solutions - Blackstone , VA
Coordinate with other petroleum SMEs, writers, combat developers, and industry experts to develop quality training products. * Attend briefings and study groups to provide technical assistance and ...
ZipRecruiter - 63 days ago
IDS International - Arlington , VA
Recent experience (member of a construction or combat engineering unit) while deployed to a combat, peacekeeping, or other contingency operation at E7-E9; O3-O5 level. * Experience as senior trainer ...
ZipRecruiter - 90 days ago
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