The average salary for a Transportation Security Officer in Cleveland, Ohio is $39,855.
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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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Employees with Transportation Security Officer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 6.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Orlando, Florida (2.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (13.7% less), Boston, Massachusetts (10.0% less) and Miami, Florida (1.8% less).