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US Department of Homeland Security employees earn $45,000 annually on average, or $22 per hour, which is 30% lower than the national salary average of $61,000 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 (303 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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-$5K (11%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"Underpaid compared to other federal organizations."
-$4K (9%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
"No, pay was satisfactory."
-$15K (40%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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$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)

+$100K (100%) more than national average Government Contractor salary ($50K)
+$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)

Equal to national average Communication Unit Leader salary ($68K)
+$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."

$42K Help Desk Specialist Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (1 salaries)

+$2K (4%) more than national average Help Desk Specialist salary ($40K)
-$3K (6%) 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)
"Company did not pay enough to live in the cheapest of accommodations."

$33K Transportation Security Administrator Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (94 salaries)

Equal to national average Transportation Security Administrator salary ($33K)
-$12K (30%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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+$4K (8%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
-$12K (30%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
-$13K (33%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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$23K Security Officer Average Salary at US Department of Homeland Security (33 salaries)

-$3K (12%) less than national average Security Officer salary ($26K)
-$22K (64%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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+$35K (56%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
-$15K (40%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
-$15K (40%) less than average US Department of Homeland Security salary ($45K)
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