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Sky Marshal or Air Marshal Salary

The average pay for a Sky Marshal or Air Marshal is $75,064 per year.

$30,410 - $119,194
MEDIAN: $75,064

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$30,410 - $119,194  
$0.00 - $12,255  
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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).
$30,913 - $120,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Sky Marshal or Air Marshal

A sky marshal or air marshal is a key element in helping to maintain passenger safety and ensuring the security of commercial flights. These persons typically work undercover as part of federal aviation and security authorities. They normally board planes disguised as regular passengers, but are specially trained to intervene if a situation occurs during travel that imperils the plane, crew, and/or passengers. Sky marshals or air marshals typically spend a great deal of time in active commercial air travel and performing related field work.


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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 16%