All-Source Intelligence Officers

Military Career

General Information

Description

Intelligence officers who specialize in all-source intelligence ensure the fusion of information of all sources and intelligence disciplines into finished analytical products. They supervise and coordinate the planning, collection, evaluation, analysis, fusion, production, and dissemination of imagery, signals, measurement, human, and open-source intelligence data into cohesive products to support national defense.

Work Environment

All-source intelligence officers work in offices on land and aboard ships.  They may work in the field on maneuvers and military exercises.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Comparable Industries

  • Computer Systems Design and Related Services
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
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Military Outlook

Service Branches

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  • Army
  • Marine Corps
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard

Military Status

  • Officer
    • Managerial/professional
    • College degree required

Military Workforce

All-Source Intelligence Officers in the Military

12,252

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Salary

Average Salary

$110,142

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 47%
  • Some college 25%
  • Master's degree 14%
  • Post-secondary certificate 5%
  • Associate's degree 2%
  • Post baccalaureate 2%
  • High school 1%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Military training

Officers typically enter the Military after they have completed a four-year college degree; enlisted service members can transition to officer positions through a variety of pathways and earn a degree while serving. Job training for all-source intelligence officers primarily consists of classroom instruction and on-the-job learning in various training environments. Like other officers, they complete a comprehensive training program covering responsibilities, military structure and etiquette, traditions, and leadership development. Job-specific training content may include: Air, ground, and sea intelligence operationsPhotograph interpretationUse of surveillance equipmentReconnaissance equipment and weapons systems

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Knowledge

  • Computers and Electronics
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mathematics
  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel and Human Resources

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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