Transportation Security Officer Salary

A Transportation Security Officer earns an average wage of $15.72 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$31,088 - $46,874
$31K
$38K
$47K
MEDIAN: $38,303
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50%
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$12.91 - $19.47
$13
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MEDIAN: $15.70
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$0$46K
Salary $31,088 - $46,874
Bonus $496.65 - $13,854
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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$28,988 - $44,149
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 119
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $12.91 - $19.47
Overtime $12.13 - $33.09
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $496.65 - $13,854
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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$28,988 - $44,149
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 198

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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Common Career Paths for Transportation Security Officer


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Popular Employer Salaries for Transportation Security Officer

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,679

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Key Stats for Transportation Security Officer

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Transportation Security Officer Salaries

▲17%

▲11%

National Average
$35,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Transportation Security Officer Salaries

Security Risk Management
▲8%



National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 22%