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California Homeland Security Salaries

The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides 2012 salary data for a number of different types of homeland security positions in California.

  • Hazardous Materials Removal Workers.  Professionals in this field in California earned a median annual salary of $40,240..  Those in the top tenth percentile of salaries made $64,690 that year.  Top earners had wages even higher than this in Los Angeles, the Santa Ana/Anaheim/Irvine area, and in the nonmetropolitan area of the north coast of California.  They earned $74,030, $70,160, and $72,070 respectively.

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  • Information Security Analysts.These computer specialists commanded an annual median salary of $96,840 a year in California.  Top earners in the upper tenth percentile averaged $140,990 in the state.  The annual mean salaries were highest in San Francisco with the average being $114,120.  In the Sacramento area, those in the top tenth percentile made an average of $175,590 a year.
  • Ordinance Handling Experts.  These explosives workers had a median salary of $55,720 a year in California, while those in the top tenth percentile earned an average of $70,420 a year.
  • Protective Service Worker Supervisors.The median salary of first-line supervisors of protective service workers in California was $47,850, while that of supervisors in Oxnard/Thousand Oaks/Ventura was $66,080.  In the state as a whole, those in the top 10th wage percentile earned $82,930.  Salaries in this percentile were substantially higher in the San Mateo/Redwood City area around San Francisco and in San Luis Obispo/Paso Robles.  They were $104,900 and $111,080 respectively.
  • Transportation Security Screeners. These essential personnel earned a median salary of $38,160 in California, while those in the top tenth percentile of salaries made $45,670.  Salaries were particularly high in the San Jose area with the median salary being $42.030 and an average top 10th percentile salary of $51,290.

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 California’s major cities.

California Information Security Analyst Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Bakersfield-Delano CA
90
84870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale CA Metropolitan Division
1330
90520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana CA
1760
90220
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward CA Metropolitan Division
750
102570
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura CA
Estimate Not Released
97440
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario CA
160
82990
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville CA
380
108390
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos CA
610
91990
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont CA
1750
110060
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City CA Metropolitan Division
1000
115660
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara CA
1030
99630
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine CA Metropolitan Division
440
89300
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta CA
50
88970
Santa Rosa-Petaluma CA
50
92260
Stockton CA
30
77620

California Protective Service Workers Supervisor Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Bakersfield-Delano CA
90
54180
El Centro CA
50
49930
Fresno CA
110
45790
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale CA Metropolitan Division
2400
48430
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana CA
2900
50310
Modesto CA
40
53580
Napa CA
60
44170
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward CA Metropolitan Division
530
54300
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura CA
70
64960
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario CA
420
46180
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville CA
410
48060
Salinas CA
40
55510
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos CA
720
48750
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont CA
970
56900
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City CA Metropolitan Division
440
60000
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara CA
400
53990
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles CA
60
68400
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine CA Metropolitan Division
510
59220
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta CA
80
52760
Santa Rosa-Petaluma CA
50
60570
Stockton CA
50
42310
Vallejo-Fairfield CA
50
51820
Visalia-Porterville CA
40
54010
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
40
58870
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
70
64410
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
30
53670

California Transportation Security Screener Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Bakersfield-Delano CA
40
33170
Fresno CA
90
34050
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale CA Metropolitan Division
2750
38010
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana CA
3170
38030
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward CA Metropolitan Division
340
42300
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario CA
290
41120
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville CA
330
38340
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos CA
660
38160
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont CA
360
42720
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara CA
280
43960
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine CA Metropolitan Division
420
38170
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta CA
70
40060

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