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661 Transportation Security Officer Salaries

Transportation Security Officers earn $32,000 annually on average, or $15 per hour, which is 68% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Transportation Security Officers work for Covenant Aviation Security at $45,000 annually while the lowest paid Transportation Security Officers work for Transportation Security Administration earning approximately $32,000 each year.

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$32K US Department of Homeland Security's Average Transportation Security Officer Salary (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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+$10K (27%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
"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."
+$14K (35%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
"I believe it could be better, but for now it could cover the bare essentials for survival."
+$8K (22%) more than average US Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
"Underpaid compared to other federal organizations."
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$37K Aviation Security Management's Average Transportation Security Officer Salary (1 salaries)

+$5K (14%) more than national average Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
Equal to average Aviation Security Management salary ($37K)
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Equal to average Aviation Security Management Transportation Security Officer salary ($37K)
"The pay at Aviation Security Management is competitive with other airports in the area. Once you are certified you will also get an increase in pay. About an additional $1.30 an hour. If you chose to become a Lead or Supervisor you will also get a raise in your paycheck."

$32K Transportation Security Administration's Average Transportation Security Officer Salary (304 salaries)

Equal to national average Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
-$2K (6%) less than average Transportation Security Administration salary ($34K)
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-$2K (6%) less than average Transportation Security Administration Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
+$4K (11%) more than average Transportation Security Administration Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
-$2K (6%) less than average Transportation Security Administration Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
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$45K Covenant Aviation Security's Average Transportation Security Officer Salary (9 salaries)

+$13K (33%) more than national average Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
+$1K (2%) more than average Covenant Aviation Security salary ($44K)
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-$5K (11%) less than average Covenant Aviation Security Transportation Security Officer salary ($45K)
+$6K (12%) more than average Covenant Aviation Security Transportation Security Officer salary ($45K)
-$4K (9%) less than average Covenant Aviation Security Transportation Security Officer salary ($45K)
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$41K Wackenhut's Average Transportation Security Officer Salary (5 salaries)

+$9K (24%) more than national average Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
+$11K (30%) more than average Wackenhut salary ($30K)
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-$19K (60%) less than average Wackenhut Transportation Security Officer salary ($41K)
+$10K (21%) more than average Wackenhut Transportation Security Officer salary ($41K)
-$11K (30%) less than average Wackenhut Transportation Security Officer salary ($41K)
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$43K Firstline Security's Average Transportation Security Officer Salary (3 salaries)

+$11K (29%) more than national average Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
+$2K (4%) more than average Firstline Security salary ($41K)
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-$2K (4%) less than average Firstline Security Transportation Security Officer salary ($43K)
+$1K (2%) more than average Firstline Security Transportation Security Officer salary ($43K)
+$1K (2%) more than average Firstline Security Transportation Security Officer salary ($43K)

$34K United States Government's Average Transportation Security Officer Salary (3 salaries)

+$2K (6%) more than national average Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
-$26K (55%) less than average United States Government salary ($60K)
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+$1K (2%) more than average United States Government Transportation Security Officer salary ($34K)
+$7K (18%) more than average United States Government Transportation Security Officer salary ($34K)
-$2K (6%) less than average United States Government Transportation Security Officer salary ($34K)

$35K SFO Airport's Average Transportation Security Officer Salary (3 salaries)

+$3K (8%) more than national average Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
-$15K (35%) less than average SFO Airport salary ($50K)
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+$3K (8%) more than average SFO Airport Transportation Security Officer salary ($35K)
-$1K (2%) less than average SFO Airport Transportation Security Officer salary ($35K)
-$1K (2%) less than average SFO Airport Transportation Security Officer salary ($35K)

$42K JFK International Airport's Average Transportation Security Officer Salary (2 salaries)

+$10K (27%) more than national average Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
+$12K (33%) more than average JFK International Airport salary ($30K)
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Equal to average JFK International Airport Transportation Security Officer salary ($42K)
Equal to average JFK International Airport Transportation Security Officer salary ($42K)

$40K U.S. Department of Transportation's Average Transportation Security Officer Salary (2 salaries)

+$8K (22%) more than national average Transportation Security Officer salary ($32K)
-$14K (29%) less than average U.S. Department of Transportation salary ($54K)
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Equal to average U.S. Department of Transportation Transportation Security Officer salary ($40K)
-$1K (2%) less than average U.S. Department of Transportation Transportation Security Officer salary ($40K)
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