The average rate for a Transportation Security Officer is $14.74 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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$28,643 - $46,030
(Median)
29K
39K
46K
MEDIAN: $33,595
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90%
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Transportation Security Officer Total Pay (?
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$11.71 - $18.80
(Median)
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14
19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$28,643 - $46,030  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
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).
)
$25,914 - $41,925  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $18.80  
   
Overtime
$16.02 - $31.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,483  
   
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).
)
$25,914 - $41,925  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Experience Affects Transportation Security Officer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%
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