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North Carolina Homeland Security Salaries

A number of homeland security workers are employed in North Carolina due to the state’s location and critical infrastructure. The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides 2012 salary information for a number of homeland security professions in the state. The average salary of key North Carolina professionals who earned in the top tenth percentile of their field is listed below. It is followed by the average state wage for those in these fields.

Homeland Security Jobs
Top 10th Percentile
Explosives Workers
$73600
Information Security Analysts
$119910
Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$67860
Transportation Security Screeners
$45170

Homeland security salaries vary greatly throughout North Carolina. In some cases, professionals located outside of the cities are highly paid. For instance, information security analysts in the western central nonmetropolitan area of the state earned top salaries of $135,1770, while the top earners of protective service worker supervisors in this area averaged $82,100.

Charlotte homeland security professionals in the top tenth salary bracket of their profession tended to earn more than the average for the state. Supervisors of protective service workers in the top bracket earned $76,410, while information security analysts in this bracket averaged $126,620.

The salaries of transportation security analysts did not vary much in North Carolina, although the average wages in Greensboro and Raleigh were slightly above those in the rest of the state. They were $37,650 and $38,860, respectively.

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 North Carolina’s major cities.

North Carolina Information Security Analyst Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Asheville NC
60
57380
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill NC-SC
1190
88810
Durham-Chapel Hill NC
370
84660
Greensboro-High Point NC
130
74110
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton NC
50
82200
Raleigh-Cary NC
660
89320
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VA-NC
730
88700
Wilmington NC
30
60670
Winston-Salem NC
80
80900
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
70
66890
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
80
85690
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
50
71680

North Carolina Protective Service Workers Supervisor Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Asheville NC
50
45780
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill NC-SC
460
48380
Durham-Chapel Hill NC
100
52620
Fayetteville NC
80
49680
Greensboro-High Point NC
120
45620
Greenville NC
40
53210
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton NC
50
45520
Raleigh-Cary NC
240
46790
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VA-NC
430
47980
Wilmington NC
60
48260
Winston-Salem NC
50
47010
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
80
48360
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
90
47040
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
60
51820
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
80
50870

North Carolina Transportation Security Screener Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Asheville NC
60
35430
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill NC-SC
480
35200
Greensboro-High Point NC
110
37650
Raleigh-Cary NC
290
38860
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VA-NC
260
36290
Wilmington NC
60
35090

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