Immigration Officer Salary

An Immigration Officer earns an average salary of $53,718 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$37,752 - $98,760
$38K
$55K
$99K
MEDIAN: $55,119
10%
50%
90%

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$25.00 - $45.00
$32
MEDIAN: $32.00
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$0$106K
Salary $37,752 - $98,760
Bonus $1,750
Total Pay (?
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$36,987 - $106,262
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $32.00
Overtime $12.26 - $62.64
Annual Data $0$106K
Bonus $1,750
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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$36,987 - $106,262
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Immigration Officer

Immigration officers work within a government agency, particularly the Department of Homeland Security, to assess various aspects of immigration procedures, as well as research and analyze U.S. immigration laws, regulations, and procedures and interpret and apply them to individual cases and visa applications. They typically use departmental guidance, legal databases, and other research tools to fulfill their tasks.

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Immigration Officer Tasks

  • Check documents and paper to ensure proper documentation.
  • Ensure any person denied entry returns or is detained.
  • Process and grant or deny visa requests.
  • Determine acceptability of visa, travel, asylum and other requests.

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Pay by Experience Level for Immigration Officer

Pay by Experience for an Immigration Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Immigration Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Immigration Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Immigration Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 12 salaries. An Immigration Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Immigration Officer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Immigration Officer Salaries

Experienced
▲47%

Late-Career
▲45%

Mid-Career
▲41%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 94%
no benefits
None:
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