The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides the 2012 salaries for a number of homeland security professions. The average annual salaries in Michigan are shown below, followed by the average salaries for professionals in the top 10th percentile.
The salaries for transportation security screeners were generally similar throughout the state, although such professionals in Detroit made slightly more than the state’s average. They earned $38,880 on average with the top earners making $48,540.
- 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
- 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
Supervisors of protective service workers made substantially higher wages in Ann Arbor, Detroit, and Lansing. Their top salaries were all higher than $72,000. The average salary of workers in Ann Arbor was $56,120, while those in Lansing averaged $56,820.
Computer specialists such as information security analysts were particularly well paid in Ann Arbor. They averaged $88,070 annually with the average 10th percentile salary being $142,340.
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 Michigan’s major cities.