The 2012 salaries for homeland security personnel in Mississippi are available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The average salary is listed below, along with that of those in the top 10th percentile of their profession.
The salaries for transportation security screeners were lower in the major cities of Mississippi than in the state as a whole. For instance, those in Gulfport/Biloxi averaged $34,170 a year.
The situation was similar for information security analysts with these computer specialists having made $61,730 on average in Jackson.
Transportation security screeners in Pascagoula made substantially more than the state’s average. Their mean salary was $47,460 with those in the top 10th percentile earning an average of $79,520.
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 Mississippi’s major cities.