Homeland security salary information for residents of Arizona in 2012 is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Incomes for the average wage and for those who earned in the top 10th percentile for their fields are listed below:
The salaries for homeland security professionals vary throughout the state. Top earners for those who supervised protective service workers made $70,860 in Flagstaff in 2012. Wages for information security analysts who were in the top 10th percentile were 20% higher for those in Tucson compared to the figure for the state as a whole.
In contrast, the average top 10th percentile salaries for hazardous materials removal workers were $57,600 for those in the Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale area as compared to $43,630 in Tucson. Ordnance handling experts in the Phoenix area also had higher salaries than the state average for those in the top 10th percentile.
The information shown in these tables was furnished by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and represents salary data for many of the different homeland security jobs one could find in Arizona’s major cities.