Average Border Patrol Agent Salary

$63,463
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$5,087
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The average salary for a Border Patrol Agent is $63,463.
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$109k
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What Are Popular Skills for Border Patrol Agents?

Skills in Spanish Language, Criminal, Writing Procedures & Documentation, Operations Management and Database Administration are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Border Patrol Agents?

An entry-level Border Patrol Agent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,500 based on 26 salaries. An early career Border Patrol Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,965 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Border Patrol Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,379 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Border Patrol Agent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,439 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,165.
Employees with Border Patrol Agent in their job title in Casa Grande, Arizona earn an average of 53.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Laredo, Texas (23.7% more) and Tucson, Arizona (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in McAllen, Texas (22.2% less), Eagle Pass, Texas (21.2% less) and San Diego, California (7.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 157 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.6%
Early Career
34.4%
Mid Career
19.1%
Experienced
21.7%
Late Career
8.3%