Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Immigration Officer is $62,201
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Immigration Officers?
An early career Immigration Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,926 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Immigration Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,980 based on 8 salaries.
What Do Immigration Officers Do?
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.
Immigration officers can expect to work regularly with departmental …Read more
- 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.