Security Screener, Airline Salary

The average Airline Security Screener in the United States earns approximately $14.67 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.39 per hour to $21.35. The majority of Airline Security Screeners (68 percent) who took the survey are men. Most Airline Security Screeners report high levels of job satisfaction. Approximately one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and about one-half claim dental coverage as well.

$21,852 - $45,913
(Median)
$22K
$36K
$46K
MEDIAN: $35,710
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$9.39 - $21.35
(Median)
$9
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,852 - $45,913  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
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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$20,464 - $45,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.39 - $21.35  
   
Overtime
$18.31  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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).
)
$20,464 - $45,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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