Oregon employs a number of homeland security professionals. The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides 2012 salary data for a variety of homeland security occupations in the state. The average salary for selected types of homeland security professionals is listed below. It is followed by the average salary of those who made wages in the top 10th of their profession.
The wages of transportation security screeners were fairly uniform throughout the state. Those in Bend and Eugene/Springfield who were in the top 10th salary bracket earned slightly more than average for the state. The 2012 value for Bend was $46,290 and that in Eugene/Springfield was $45,870.
The top earning information security analysts in Portland made more than the state’s average. They garnered $104,100 a year. Top earning protective service worker supervisors in Salem earned $70,080 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 Oregon’s major cities.