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Transportation Security Screeners

Job Information

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.


  • Job opportunities should be favorable, but competition is expected for some higher paying jobs.
  • Because of limited formal training requirements and flexible hours, this occupation attracts many individuals seeking a second or part-time job.
  • These jobs can be hazardous.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $36,910/yr ($18.46/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma