The salary statistics of transportation security screeners are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of transportation security screeners within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The transportation security screeners annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$34,000|
|25th Percentile Wage||$37,040|
|50th Percentile Wage||$40,580|
|75th Percentile Wage||$43,390|
|90th Percentile Wage||$48,100|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for transportation security screeners. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) transportation security screeners is $48,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,000. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 41% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of transportation security screeners from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of transportation security screeners in 5 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for transportation security screeners occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $41,530. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $24,270).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only transportation security screeners salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of transportation security screeners in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $36,940 to $44,840. The highest paying state for transportation security screeners is Alaska with a median annual salary of $44,840. The lowest paying state is New Mexico with a median annual salary of $36,940. For more salary information of transportation security screeners profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
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|New Jersey|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New York|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |
|North Carolina|| |
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|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |