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Average Transportation Security Officer Hourly Pay

$16.28
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$1,199
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The average hourly pay for a Transportation Security Officer is $16.28.
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$14.40
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$16.28
90%
$20.49
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What Do Transportation Security Officers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Transportation Security Officer

3.5 out of 5
(38)
Highly Satisfied
4Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Transportation Security Officer are from the companies United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security and G4S Security Services. Reported salaries are highest at U.S. Department of Homeland Security where the average pay is $17.89. G4S Security Services pays the lowest at around $13.80.

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What Are Popular Skills for Transportation Security Officers?

Skills in Security Policies and Procedures, Customer Service, Security Risk Management and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Security Officers?

An entry-level Transportation Security Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.88 based on 113 salaries. An early career Transportation Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.36 based on 185 salaries. A mid-career Transportation Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.64 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Transportation Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.37 based on 61 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Transportation Security Officer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 8.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (6.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (5.2% less) and Miami, Florida (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 430 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.3%
Early Career
43.0%
Mid Career
14.4%
Experienced
14.2%
Late Career
2.1%