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The average protective officer salary in United States is $33,195 or an equivalent hourly rate of $16. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $385. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level protective officer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $26,084. On the other end, a senior level protective officer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $43,853.

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Job Description
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.

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