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Transportation Security Screeners

Screen passengers, baggage, or cargo to make sure travelers are safe.

Quick Facts


$20.59 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  2.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Block physical access to restricted areas.
  • Communicate situation details to appropriate personnel.
  • Confiscate prohibited or dangerous items.
  • Prevent unauthorized individuals from entering restricted areas.
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Job Title Examples:

Airport Baggage Screener
Passenger Screener
Security Inspector

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