Border Patrol Agent Salary

Male Border Patrol Agents number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $54K per year in the United States. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by career duration and the individual firm. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance.

$38,547 - $98,217
$39K
$54K
$98K
MEDIAN: $53,562
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50%
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$11.69 - $44.59
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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$0$99K
Salary $38,547 - $98,217
Bonus $101.13
Total Pay (?
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$34,951 - $99,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 101
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $11.69 - $44.59
Overtime $15.32 - $58.17
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $101.13
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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$34,951 - $99,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Border Patrol Agent

Border patrol agents are required to have extensive knowledge of the law and how to protect the country's borders, as they are responsible for ensuring safe traveling and transport of goods through a country's borders. They typically spend their days working outside along the borders of a country, as well as patrolling the waters to limit the flow of illegal trade, and are tasked with preventing any type of illegal immigration and protecting citizens from trafficking, terrorism, and more.

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Pay by Experience Level for Border Patrol Agent

Pay by Experience for a Border Patrol Agent has a positive trend. An entry-level Border Patrol Agent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Border Patrol Agent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Border Patrol Agent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 29 salaries. A Border Patrol Agent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Border Patrol Agent

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Border Patrol Agent Salaries

Late-Career
▲79%

Experienced
▲58%

Mid-Career
▲37%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 2%
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