The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Transportation Security Officer with Team Leadership skills is $16.72.
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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. There are gender-specific roles for which applicants can apply in order to fulfill certain responsibilities such as p…Read more
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Risk Management, Security Policies and Procedures and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Security Officer
An early career Transportation Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.72 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Transportation Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.00 based on 6 salaries.
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