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US Department of Homeland Security employees earn $45,000 annually on average, or $22 per hour, which is 38% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at US Department of Homeland Security is an Unit Chief GM at $130,000 annually while the lowest paying job at US Department of Homeland Security is a Security Officer at $23,000 annually.

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$32K Transportation Security Officer Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (305 salaries)

Equal to national average Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
-$13K (33%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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-$3K (6%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"I feel as though the pay is substandard, especially when you take into consideration the amount of training and equipment specializations we need to have."
+$1K (2%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"I believe it could be better, but for now it could cover the bare essentials for survival."
-$5K (11%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"Underpaid compared to other federal organizations."
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$38K Supervisor Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (19 salaries)

-$2K (5%) less than national average Supervisor salary ($40K)
-$7K (16%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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+$75K (90%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"N/A"
+$70K (87%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"Fair compensation."
$41K Supervisor ·
-$4K (9%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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$36K TSA Officer Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (5 salaries)

Equal to national average TSA Officer salary ($36K)
-$9K (22%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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-$7K (16%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"Decent"
-$5K (11%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
+$30K (50%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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$83K Operations Specialist Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (2 salaries)

+$42K (67%) more than national average Operations Specialist salary ($41K)
+$38K (59%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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+$65K (83%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"Excellent. I did other positions within this company, for example Lead Instructor and Port Director at a remote location"
+$11K (21%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)

$67K Engineering Technician Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (2 salaries)

+$22K (39%) more than national average Engineering Technician salary ($45K)
+$22K (39%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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+$33K (53%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"This is dependent on the area and is not a fair assesment of the occupation on the whole."
+$10K (20%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)

$33K Technician Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (2 salaries)

-$2K (5%) less than national average Technician salary ($35K)
-$12K (30%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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-$16K (43%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"I feel it was fair and that it did not restrict me from any financial freedoms."
$36K Technician ·
-$9K (22%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)

$150K Government Contractor Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (1 salaries)

+$101K (101%) more than national average Government Contractor salary ($49K)
+$105K (107%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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+$105K (107%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"I was paid what I was worth. We worked hard when out in the field. We were away from home 3 weeks out of the month without a day off."

$125K Deployment Network Engineer Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (1 salaries)

+$54K (55%) more than national average Deployment Network Engineer salary ($71K)
+$80K (94%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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+$80K (94%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"Comfortable the benefits and bonus supplied by my company along with the excellent support and equipment was superior."

$125K Senior Realty Specialist Team Lead Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (1 salaries)

Equal to national average Senior Realty Specialist Team Lead salary ($125K)
+$80K (94%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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+$80K (94%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"As I noted earlier, the U.S. Federal Government salaries are generally lower than similar opportunities in the private sector. I feel strongly that I am underpaid as I have earned a higher salary in prior positions and am keenly aware of the salaries being paid to my professional peers.While salary is a fairly large factor in the career choice equation, other factors such as employee job satisfaction are also qualifiable."

$68K Communication Unit Leader Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (1 salaries)

+$14K (22%) more than national average Communication Unit Leader salary ($54K)
+$23K (40%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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+$23K (40%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"There are others that have less experience and knowledge that are being paid the same rate because they met the basic minimum requirements for the job."
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