A Border Patrol Agent earns an average salary of $61,790 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Border Patrol Agent Total Pay (?
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$37,899 - $99,044
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $61,789
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National Salary Data

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$37,899 - $99,044  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$37,468 - $96,591  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Experience Affects Border Patrol Agent Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$63,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%
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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 4%
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