Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Transportation Security Screeners (33-9093)

Conduct screening of passengers, baggage, or cargo to ensure compliance with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations. May operate basic security equipment such as x-ray machines and hand wands at screening checkpoints.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 540 539 -0.19 22 28 50
United States 49100 49600 0.0 2100 2600 4700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 21.60 17.83 19.39 21.30 23.05 25.74
Alaska 25.75 19.26 21.48 24.78 28.45 34.03
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.91 19.25 19.26 21.47 23.25 25.54
Fairbanks North Star Borough 27.13 24.06 24.31 26.85 28.46 30.38
Balance of State 30.48 23.84 26.31 29.64 34.45 37.84

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.