$38,173
Avg. Salary
$15.97
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Transportation Security Officer is $15.97 per hour.

The average pay for a Transportation Security Officer is $38,173 per year.

$13.56
10%
$15.97
50%
$19.62
90%
MEDIAN $15.97
$30k
10%
$38k
50%
$47k
90%
MEDIAN $38,173
$30,423 - $47,259
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MEDIAN: $38,173
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$0$47K
Salary $30,423 - $47,259
Bonus $499 - $2,564
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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$29,354 - $45,024
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 229
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $13.56 - $19.62
Hourly Tips $1.11
Overtime $13.70 - $35.89
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $499 - $2,564
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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$29,354 - $45,024
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 336

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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Pay Difference by Location

12%

National Average: $35,208

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Transportation Security Officer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Transportation Security Officer?

Transportation Security Officer in Pearland:
"Okay."
Pros: The people
Cons: Nothing

Transportation Security Officer in Houston:
"Decent job."
Pros: Great benefits good pay important job.
Cons: Public perception is bad generally, thankless job, management needs a lot of work, stressfull.

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Key Stats for Transportation Security Officer

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

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Experience Affects Transportation Security Officer Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

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 55 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 19%