The state of Oklahoma is vigilant in protecting its security, and homeland security professionals are highly valued in the state. Information on the 2012 salaries of key homeland security positions in Oklahoma is available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Average salaries for several types of homeland security jobs are provided below, along with those in the top 10th percentile.
Salaries were higher in some locations than others. Explosives workers in Oklahoma City earned an average of $58,130 a year—higher than that for the state as a whole.
The salaries of the supervisors of protective service workers were higher in Tulsa than in Oklahoma City. The averages were $47,430 and $38,050, respectively. This was also the case for information security analysts. They earned more in Tulsa with the top earners averaging $105,540 a year.
Transportation security screeners in these cities made about the average for the state. They earned $34,680 in Oklahoma City and $34,880 in Tulsa on average.
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 Oklahoma’s major cities.