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New York Homeland Security Salaries

New York is a critical location in the war on terror and employs a large number of people in homeland security. The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides salary information for common homeland security professions. The median 2012 salary for such professionals in New York state is listed below. It is followed by the average salary of those in the top 10th percentile in their field.

Homeland Security Jobs
Median Salary
Information Security Analysts
$53050
Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$106960
Transportation Security Screeners
$38090

The salaries of homeland security professionals vary widely throughout New York state. The supervisors of protective service workers had higher salaries than the median when these professionals were located in the central nonmetropolitan area of the state. They were paid a median salary of $61,820 in 2012.

In particular, information security analyst wages were highly variable in different cities. Those in the New York city area were paid a median salary of $113,500 with top earners making $173,240. Wages were typically lower in upstate New York. The top earners in Syracuse and Rochester earned $156,520 and $117,890 respectively.

Transportation security screeners generally made similar salaries throughout the state. Those in Poughkeepsie earned above the median, however. They made $40,200 annually.

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 New York’s major cities.

New York Information Security Analyst Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Albany-Schenectady-Troy NY
210
88040
Binghamton NY
40
88320
Buffalo-Niagara Falls NY
170
82270
Nassau-Suffolk NY Metropolitan Division
410
104300
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island NY-NJ-PA
5120
112720
New York-White Plains-Wayne NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
3860
117860
Rochester NY
260
84890
Syracuse NY
120
98330
Utica-Rome NY
40
61820

New York Protective Service Workers Supervisor Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Albany-Schenectady-Troy NY
190
55380
Binghamton NY
50
51800
Buffalo-Niagara Falls NY
180
43460
Nassau-Suffolk NY Metropolitan Division
610
66620
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island NY-NJ-PA
6780
55790
New York-White Plains-Wayne NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
4650
54910
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown NY
180
61380
Rochester NY
250
51050
Syracuse NY
200
42370
Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
80
55890
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
40
57960
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
90
47730

New York Transportation Security Screener Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Albany-Schenectady-Troy NY
150
34540
Buffalo-Niagara Falls NY
240
35750
Nassau-Suffolk NY Metropolitan Division
80
40810
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island NY-NJ-PA
4330
38480
New York-White Plains-Wayne NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
2990
38210
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown NY
50
41580
Syracuse NY
130
36370
Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
50
34370

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