Border Patrol Agent Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Border Patrol Agents in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $64K annually nationwide. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Border Patrol Agents. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.

$33,772 - $94,575
(Median)
$34K
$64K
$95K
MEDIAN: $63,990
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$10.21 - $48.94
(Median)
$10
$21
$49
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$33,772 - $94,575  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,340  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,620 - $94,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$16.22 - $50.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,340  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,620 - $94,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Border Patrol Agent Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 3%
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