Transportation Security Officer Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Transportation Security Officer is $14.73 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Transportation Security Officer Total Pay (?
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$28,445 - $45,208
(Median)
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34K
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45K
MEDIAN: $34,456
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Transportation Security Officer Total Pay (?
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$10.99 - $18.78
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$28,445 - $45,208  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,540  
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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$25,341 - $42,282  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.99 - $18.78  
   
Overtime
$15.12 - $31.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,540  
   
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).
)
$25,341 - $42,282  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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Experience Affects Transportation Security Officer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 20%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%
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