Transportation Security Officer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$34,000
$28,000
Min 10%
$34,000
Median 50%
$41,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a transportation security officer make?
As a Transportation Security Officer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $34,452 per year or $16.56 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $41,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $28,000 per year. Government companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Alaska, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia have the highest paying Transportation Security Officer jobs. The typical tenure for a Transportation Security Officer is 3.1 years.
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Average Transportation Security Officer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Transportation Security Officer in the United States is $34,452 per year or $16.56 per hour. The top city when it comes to Transportation Security Officer salaries is New York, NY at $72,889 per year. The average starting salary in New York, NY for Transportation Security Officers is $37,000. Alaska, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia are the states with the highest payscale for Transportation Security Officers. On the other hand, Nebraska, Colorado, South Dakota, Utah, and North Dakota report the lowest wages for Transportation Security Officers.

Map of Transportation Security Officer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Transportation Security Officers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Transportation Security Officer Salary By Company

Transportation Security Officers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Transportation Security Officers are in Government companies and Technology companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Transportation Security Officers are The University of Kansas Health System and Department of Homeland Security. In addition, companies like G4S and All Pro Security Services report highly competitive salaries for Transportation Security Officers.

Transportation Security Officer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Transportation Security Officer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Court Security and Transports
Court Security and Transports
04/23/2020
04/23/2020
$29,218
$29,218
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$34,102
$34,102
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$34,102
$34,102
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$34,102
$34,102
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$34,102
$34,102
Transportation Security Administration
Transportation Security Administration
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
04/22/2020
04/22/2020
$35,458
$35,458
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
04/13/2020
04/13/2020
$34,394
$34,394
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
04/03/2020
04/03/2020
$35,813
$35,813
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
04/03/2020
04/03/2020
$34,102
$34,102
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
Transportation Security Officer (TSO)
04/03/2020
04/03/2020
$39,215
$39,215