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Texas Homeland Security Salaries

Texas provides a number of jobs for those who specialize in homeland security. Salary data for these positions are available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The average 2012 salaries of key homeland security occupations in Texas are listed below. They are followed by the average salary of those in the top tenth of their profession.

Homeland Security Jobs
Mean Salary
Explosives Workers
$48160
Information Security Analysts
$85740
Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$45940
Transportation Security Screeners
$37790

While the salaries of transportation security screeners were fairly uniform throughout the state, those of the other professions listed varied quite a bit in different geographic areas of Texas.

Explosive workers earned more than the state’s average when they were located in San Antonio with wages averaging $54,100 in 2012.

The salaries of the supervisors of protective service workers were higher both in certain cities and in the nonmetropolitan areas of eastern and central Texas. The top earners in Amarillo averaged $116,590 a year.

Information security analysts in Austin averaged $93,430 a year, while those in Houston had an average salary of $94,850. The top earners in these two cities averaged $135,820 and $147,880 a year, 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 Texas’ major cities.

Texas Information Security Analyst Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Amarillo TX
90
86680
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos TX
820
93430
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington TX
3320
82470
Dallas-Plano-Irving TX Metropolitan Division
2450
84280
El Paso TX
30
62540
Fort Worth-Arlington TX Metropolitan Division
870
77370
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown TX
1550
94850
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood TX
40
69480
Lubbock TX
30
73010
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission TX
50
61480
San Antonio-New Braunfels TX
580
82950
Tyler TX
30
70420
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
30
70700

Texas Ordnance Handling Expert Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
San Antonio-New Braunfels TX
60
54100

Texas Protective Service Workers Supervisor Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Amarillo TX
40
70490
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos TX
230
46770
Beaumont-Port Arthur TX
40
45530
Brownsville-Harlingen TX
40
40010
Corpus Christi TX
50
50590
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington TX
1170
46490
Dallas-Plano-Irving TX Metropolitan Division
800
47490
El Paso TX
150
36590
Fort Worth-Arlington TX Metropolitan Division
370
44320
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown TX
1010
46030
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood TX
40
50750
Laredo TX
30
43480
Lubbock TX
40
43150
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission TX
100
41510
San Antonio-New Braunfels TX
380
44430
Tyler TX
30
39920
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
80
48720
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
50
48910
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
90
39440

Texas Transportation Security Screener Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Amarillo TX
50
35750
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos TX
270
35050
Brownsville-Harlingen TX
80
35350
Corpus Christi TX
50
36210
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington TX
1270
37650
Dallas-Plano-Irving TX Metropolitan Division
230
37450
El Paso TX
130
36370
Fort Worth-Arlington TX Metropolitan Division
1050
37690
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown TX
1160
40150
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood TX
30
35280
Lubbock TX
70
35900
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission TX
70
34260
Midland TX
60
34390
San Antonio-New Braunfels TX
260
36500

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