Quotes LS Technologies in Annual Compensation Report

Publication ‘In the Clear’ released in March 2014 

 Washington, DC [May 2014] – LS Technologies, LLC (LST) was recently quoted in’s  2014 Security Clearance Compensation Survey Results, a comprehensive earnings survey of security-cleared professionals, with 20,860 respondents from October 29, 2013 to February 7, 2014. Published in a March 2014 e-newsletter, the survey revealed key findings that 2013 average compensation totaled $88,423, only slightly down from $88,447 earned in 2012.

Despite all of the challenges that affected the job market in 2013 including the sequester, furloughs, budget cuts, and the government shutdown, average compensation remained nearly constant – a victory for security-cleared professionals. According to Evan Lesser, Managing Director and Founder of, “flat is the new up,” and these cleared professionals should not be looking for big increases in compensation this year.

LST was quoted on page six of the report in reference to cleared software developers recently hired to support the company’s Command, Control and Communications (C3) contract with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA): ‘Maria Muscara, Business Development and Human Resources professional at LS Technologies, LLC, a provider of engineering, programmatic, and technical services to the Federal Government, specifically Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), says software developers can write their own ticket. “Because software developers are in such high demand, they can set their own salary. The software developer on our Emergency Operations Network is a 1099 employee. I did find him on ClearanceJobs, but in order to accommodate his salary requirements, we had to go the 1099 route.”’

About LST: LS Technologies, a veteran-owned small business, is a provider of professional and technical services including program management support, engineering services, telecommunication solutions, critical infrastructure services, information technology, and technical consulting. The company prides itself on total commitment to its clients and strives to consistently exceed all customer expectations.

About, a Dice Holdings company based out of Des Moines, Iowa, is a website dedicated to matching U.S. job seekers that hold an active Federal security clearance to top hiring companies searching for new employees.

Contact: To learn more about this announcement, please contact: Maria Muscara, Business Development and Marketing at LS Technologies, LLC, (703) 673-2213.