Airline Security Screeners in the United States pull down an average of $14.91 per hour. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Airline Security Screeners who answered the questionnnaire. Although the larger part have medical coverage and two in five have dental coverage, close to two-fifths claim no health benefits at all. Most Airline Security Screeners report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $37,776
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,688 - $49,022  
   
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$23,147 - $48,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.34 - $21.58  
   
Overtime
$21.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$23,147 - $48,322  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Job Description for Security Screener, Airline

Security screeners for airlines work primarily in airports to perform screenings of airline passengers and/or cargo via physical searches, X-rays, and EDTs to prevent unauthorized items from being carried onto airplanes; they also screen and search checked-in luggage.

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Experience Affects Security Screener, Airline Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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