Pay and Benefits
The Federal government offers a competitive benefit package to cybersecurity talent; special pay rates (for entry and developmental level Computer Engineers, Computer Science Specialists, and Information Technology Management Specialists), student loan repayment program (use of incentive varies by agency), work-life balance, telework, and alternative work schedules to name a few. Check out the link for a full list of incentives!
The total package of federal pay, health, and child-care benefits, and retirement savings plans are competitive with those offered in the private sector.
Student Loan Repayment Program
Student Loan Repayment – Agencies may help repay your Federally-insured student loans up to a maximum of $10,000 a year or a $60,000 lifetime maximum.