South Carolina has active efforts to protect its homeland security, thus providing employment for a number of professionals with expertise in this area. The average 2012 salary for some key homeland security positions is listed below. These values are followed by those for top earning professionals in the upper 10th percentile of their field. This information is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Given South Carolina’s mix of rural and urban locales, its homeland security wages were variable throughout the state. The top earning information security analysts earned higher than the state average in Charleston and Columbia. They made $117,610 and $109,310, respectively.
The supervisors of protective service workers who were in the top 10th percentile in Charleston also made more than the state average. Their wages were $66,200 on average.
The salaries of transportation security screeners were fairly uniform throughout the state. Those located in Greenville made slightly more on average: $36,140
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 South Carolina’s major cities.