The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Transportation Security Officer with Customer Service skills is $16.31.
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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 in Security Policies and Procedures and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training and 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 $15.80 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Transportation Security Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.23 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Transportation Security Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.49 based on 26 salaries.
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