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Border Guard Salary

$65,838 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,495

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Border Guard is $65,838 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Border Guard is between $47,421 and $81,111. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Border Guard. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Patrols on foot, by motor vehicle, power boat, or aircraft along border or seacoast to detect persons attempting to enter country illegally.
  • Apprehends and detains illegal entrants for subsequent action by immigration authorities.
  • May question agricultural workers near border to identify and apprehend illegal aliens.
  • May report evidence of smuggling observed on patrol to customs authorities.
Border Guard Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

Job family population: 661,330

Estimated population of Border Guard jobs: 27,181

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$76,324
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Border Guard Job Listings for United States

Aviation Security Guard
Nov 25
Erlanger, KY, USA
ACTS-Aviation Security
Escort international passengers to Customs & Border Patrol * Provide passenger assistance ... Security Guards report safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally ...
Site Supervisor
Sep 17
Silver Spring, MD, USA
BTI Security
... and Border Protection (CBP), Advance Training Center (ATC) Harpers Ferry, West Virginia 25425 ... security guard services contract. Specialized experience includes: Project development and ...
Project Architect
Dec 1
us
Ech Architecture
... Guard. For GSA, the firm has performed work for numerous federal agencies served by GSA including the Drug Enforcement Agency, Customs & Border Protection, and the U.S. District Courts. In the ...
Program Financial Analyst - (Secret) DODF09
Oct 4
Alexandria, United States
E3 Federal Solutions, LLC
... Guard Bureau, Office of the Inspector General, and Washington Headquarters Services. By providing ... Border Security & Law Enforcement and Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Data Works, an ...
Facility Engineer / Planner - DODP9
Sep 13
Colorado Springs, United States
E3 Federal Solutions, LLC
... Guard Bureau, Office of the Inspector General, and Washington Headquarters Services. By providing ... Border Security & Law Enforcement and Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Data Works, an ...

The average pay for a Border Guard is $65,838 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Border Guard is between $47,421 and $81,111. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Border Guard. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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