Average Transportation Security Officer Hourly Pay at United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

$16.03
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$1,400
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The average hourly pay for a Transportation Security Officer at United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is $16.03.
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$14.59
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$16.03
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$18.41
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90%
MEDIAN $16.03
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $18
Bonus
$492 - $2,936
Total Pay
$30,838 - $45,952

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Job Description for Transportation Security Officer

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Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Transportation Security Officer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Transportation Security Officer
Security Officer
Security Supervisor
Office Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Transportation Security Officer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Transportation Security Officer

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 $15.82 based on 18 salaries. An early career Transportation Security Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.12 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Transportation Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.13 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Transportation Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $0.00 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Transportation Security Officer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 12.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 101 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.8%
Early Career
51.5%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
11.9%