Salary for Transportation Security Screeners

Also known as:  Airport Baggage Screener, Airport Security Screener, Flight Security Specialist, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Screener, Transportation Security Officer helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Transportation security screeners work to enforce Transportation Security Administration regulations by screening passengers, cargo and baggage at security checkpoints. They are detail-oriented individuals who are able to monitor and guide large crowds of people through security checkpoints while maintaining organization and overall traffic flow. Additionally, they must have an extensive working knowledge of screening equipment such as detection wands, x-ray machines and monitoring equipment. They must diligently check passenger tickets and documentation in order to note infractions or pick up on suspicious individuals. A high school diploma is required for employment in this professional post.

A Transportation Security Screener can earn an average pay level of between 24000 and 36000 based on seniority. Transportation Security Screeners will most likely earn wages of Thirty Seven Thousand Seven Hundred dollars per annum.

Transportation Security Screeners obtain the highest pay in Louisiana, where they earn normal pay levels of just about $40120.

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