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Iowa Homeland Security Salaries

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has provided 2012 salary data for a number of different types of homeland security professionals that are employed in Iowa. The average annual income for several of these professions is listed below, followed by the average wage of those in the top tenth percentile.

Homeland Security Jobs
Mean Salary
Explosives Workers
$43970
Information Security Analysts
$70040
Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$40030
Transportation Security Screeners
$36740

In some fields, salaries vary quite a bit throughout the state. Information security analysts in Cedar Rapids had an average annual salary of $70,480 with those in the top tenth percentile of this field earning $102,460. Protective service worker supervisors in Waterloo/Cedar Falls in the top tenth percentile averaged $67,670 a year.

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The situation for transportation security screeners in Iowa is different. The salaries in the main cities are consistently lower than the averages for the state as a whole. For instance, transportation security screeners in Des Moines earned an average salary of 34,260 with top earners making $39,450.

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 Iowa’s major cities.

Iowa Information Security Analyst Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Cedar Rapids IA
70
70480
Des Moines-West Des Moines IA
220
72670
Omaha-Council Bluffs NE-IA
410
76530

Iowa Ordnance Handling Expert Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
60
47000

Iowa Protective Service Workers Supervisor Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island IA-IL
50
46300
Des Moines-West Des Moines IA
110
41850
Iowa City IA
30
27180
Omaha-Council Bluffs NE-IA
180
46590
Waterloo-Cedar Falls IA
50
41960
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
40
34830

Iowa Transportation Security Screener Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Cedar Rapids IA
60
35230
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island IA-IL
70
35920
Des Moines-West Des Moines IA
100
34260
Omaha-Council Bluffs NE-IA
170
35320

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