Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Transportation Security Screeners: Career and Salary Information
Transportation Security Screeners
What Transportation security screeners Do
Conduct screening of passengers, baggage, or cargo to ensure compliance with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations. May operate basic security equipment such as x-ray machines and hand wands at screening checkpoints.
Transportation security screener Salaries
- 2014 employment: 46,600
- May 2015 median annual wage: $39,310
Job Outlook for Transportation security screeners
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -4,200
- Growth rate: -9 percent (Decline)
How to Become a Transportation security screener
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.