Florida is home to a number of homeland security personnel who work to keep the country safe. The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on 2012 homeland security salaries, and the mean annual salaries for several professions are listed below, along with those in the top tenth wage percentile.
The salaries for all of these positions vary widely throughout Florida. Information security analysts in Cape Coral/Fort Myers earned substantially higher wages with a mean income of $107,170 and top earners averaging $117,770. In Miami, the average income was $71,550 with top earners making $108,050.
- Grand Canyon University - B.S. and M.S in Homeland Security and Emergency Management
- SNHU - A.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security & Counterterrorism, and M.S. in Criminal Justice - Advanced Counterterrorism
- Grantham University - Online Associate and Bachelor's Criminal Justice Programs
- Strayer University - Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice
- Michigan State University - Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice
- Saint Joseph's University - Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice
- Norwich University Online - Master of Arts in International Relations Program - Online
The supervisors for protective service workers earned high wages in Naples/Marco Island with an average salary of $53,760 and those in the top 10th percentile averaging $105,630. Such professionals in Tallahassee made $48,690 on average.
Transportation security screeners had fairly similar salaries throughout Florida. Those in the Orlando area averaged $36,130 with the top earners averaging $42,220.
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 Florida’s major cities.