Immigration Officer Salary

An Immigration Officer earns an average salary of $53,226 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$31,772 - $97,729
(Median)
$32K
$53K
$98K
MEDIAN: $53,226
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50%
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$31,772 - $97,729  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
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$31,181 - $100,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Job Description for Immigration Officer

Immigration officers are tasked with controlling the movement of foreign persons (non-citizens) in and out of the country, as well as providing advice and informative guidelines to immigrants regarding legal entry and residence within the country, such as information regarding visa types, how to legally seek employment, and citizenship requirements.

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Immigration Officer Tasks

  • Process and grant or deny visa requests.
  • Determine acceptability of visa, travel, asylum and other requests.
  • Check documents and paper to ensure proper documentation.
  • Ensure any person denied entry returns or is detained.

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Experience Affects Immigration Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 76%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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