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Pennsylvania Homeland Security Salaries

A number of homeland security professionals are employed in Pennsylvania, which has a strong industrial base and contains critical infrastructure. The salaries for various homeland security occupations are available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The median salary for several key homeland security professions is listed below. It is followed by salary data for those in the top tenth percentile wage bracket.

Homeland Security Jobs
Median Salary
Information Security Analysts
$77250
Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$47930
Transportation Security Screeners
$36220

The salaries for homeland security professionals are quite different in various cities in Pennsylvania. This is especially true for protective service worker supervisors. Cities with salaries higher than the state’s median are listed below:

  • Harrisburg/Carlisle – $51,670
  • Pittsburgh – $50,980
  • Erie – $50,590
  • Philadelphia – $50,590

Information security analysts in Philadelphia made higher salaries than those located in Pittsburgh. In Philadelphia, their median salary was $98,070, while the top earners made $145,000. Pittsburgh information security analysts had a median salary of $68,480 a year with top earners garnering $116,360.

In contrast, the median salaries for transportation security screeners were higher in Pittsburgh than in Philadelphia. They were $47,470 and $42,960, 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 Pennsylvania’s major cities.

Pennsylvania Information Security Analyst Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton PA-NJ
80
75020
Harrisburg-Carlisle PA
150
76770
Newark-Union NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
470
91860
Philadelphia PA Metropolitan Division
950
96330
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PA-NJ-DE-MD
1520
97590
Pittsburgh PA
570
71040
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre PA
60
64500
York-Hanover PA
Estimate Not Released
98590

Pennsylvania Protective Service Workers Supervisor Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton PA-NJ
160
38900
Erie PA
30
49480
Harrisburg-Carlisle PA
110
53170
Newark-Union NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
890
56270
Philadelphia PA Metropolitan Division
510
50650
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PA-NJ-DE-MD
1120
49830
Pittsburgh PA
290
51520
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre PA
120
39210
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman OH-PA
70
49630

Pennsylvania Transportation Security Screener Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton PA-NJ
80
37340
Harrisburg-Carlisle PA
90
35120
Newark-Union NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
1260
38960
Philadelphia PA Metropolitan Division
870
37100
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington PA-NJ-DE-MD
870
37100
Pittsburgh PA
320
37140
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre PA
30
32260

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