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West Virginia Homeland Security Salaries

The state of West Virginia places a strong emphasis on having rigorous homeland security measures. Salary data on specific occupations in West Virginia is available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 2012 is the most recent year for which this information is provided, and the salaries for professionals who earned in the top 10th percentile are listed below, followed by the average salary for the year.

Homeland Security Jobs
Top 10th Percentile
Explosives Workers
$62590
Information Security Analysts
$131590
Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$63910
Transportation Security Screeners
$46650

The supervisors of protective service workers earned much more in certain cities than the average wage for the state. The average salaries for these supervisors in selected cities is listed below:

  • Washington/Arlington/Alexandria metropolitan area – $53,410
  • Hagerstown/Martinsburg – $51,000
  • Huntington/Ashland – $47,130

This was also the case with information security analysts with an average wage of $102,650 for these professionals who were located in the Washington/Arlington/Alexandria metropolitan area.

The salaries of transportation security screeners were higher for the state on average than in the main cities. For instance, such professionals in Charleston earned an average salary of $36,820 a year.

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 West Virginia’s major cities.

West Virginia Information Security Analyst Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Hagerstown-Martinsburg MD-WV
60
71230
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
9400
102650

West Virginia Ordnance Handling Expert Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
150
55540
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
80
50530

West Virginia Protective Service Workers Supervisor Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Charleston WV
170
29690
Hagerstown-Martinsburg MD-WV
60
51000
Huntington-Ashland WV-KY-OH
50
47130
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
1810
53410

West Virginia Transportation Security Screener Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Charleston WV
40
36820
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
1380
36910

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