How much does a Foreign Service Officer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Foreign Service Officer in the United States is $46 as of September 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $40 and $53. 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 Foreign Service Officer?

A Foreign Service Officer (FSO) is a commissioned member of the United States Foreign Service. Foreign Service Officers formulate and implement the foreign policy of the United States. FSOs spend most of their careers overseas as members of U.S. embassies, consulates, and other diplomatic missions, though some receive assignments to serve at combatant commands, Congress, and educational institutions such as the various U.S. War Colleges. Foreign Service Officers are one of five categories of Foreign Service employees. Other categories include Chiefs of mission, Ambassadors at large, Foreig...

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Elbit Systems of America - Bent Mountain , VA
... services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical ... Executes requirements set forth in the Special Security Agreement (SSA) as it relates to Foreign ...
LinkedIn - 58 days ago
G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc. - Hampton , VA
Pre-Paid Legal Services * Identity Theft Services * Pet Insurance In addition, G4S provides ... S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States * Must have access ...
Lensa - 18 days ago
... service orientated unarmed security positions. Duties may include access control, building patrol ... S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the U.S. * Must submit to an ...
Snagajob - 15 days ago
... service orientated unarmed security positions. Duties may include access control, building patrol ... S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the U.S. * Must submit to an ...
Snagajob - 15 days ago
... service orientated unarmed security positions. Duties may include access control, building patrol ... S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the U.S. * Must submit to an ...
Snagajob - 15 days ago
... service orientated unarmed security positions. Duties may include access control, building patrol ... S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the U.S. * Must submit to an ...
Snagajob - 15 days ago
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