Transportation Security Officer Salary

A Transportation Security Officer earns an average wage of $15.72 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$30,705 - $47,625
$31K
$38K
$48K
MEDIAN: $38,381
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$13.30 - $19.68
$13
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.66
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$30,705 - $47,625  
   
Bonus
$679 - $3,109  
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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$29,364 - $45,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.30 - $19.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.11  
Overtime
$15.71 - $37.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$679 - $3,109  
   
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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$29,364 - $45,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 197

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Job Description for Transportation Security Officer

Transportation security officers are generally hired by the TSA or the Transport Security Administration. Prospective applicants must have a high school diploma or a GED; the TSA also requires applicants to be United States citizens and at least 18 years of age. There is no experience required, as the TSA trains its employees; however, prior experience in security is beneficial.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,905

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Key Stats for Transportation Security Officer

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Transportation Security Officer Salaries

▲16%

▲10%

National Average
$35,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Transportation Security Officer Salaries

Security Risk Management
▲8%



National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 17%
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