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.

$30,481 - $46,949
$30K
$38K
$47K
MEDIAN: $38,245
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$13.48 - $19.76
$13
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MEDIAN: $15.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$30,481 - $46,949  
   
Bonus
$600 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$29,312 - $44,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.48 - $19.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.11  
Overtime
$15.60 - $37.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$600 - $3,000  
   
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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$29,312 - $44,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 194

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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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National Average: $34,933

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Key Stats for Transportation Security Officer

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
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
▲7%



National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 14%