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Flight Security Specialist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,492 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$442

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Flight Security Specialist is $36,492 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Flight Security Specialist is between $27,917 and $43,510. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Flight Security Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Screens passengers for weapons, explosives, or other forbidden articles to prevent articles from being carried into restricted area of air terminal.
  • Greets passengers desiring to enter restricted area and informs them that they must be screened prior to entry.
  • Asks individuals to empty contents of pockets into tray.
  • Examines contents of tray for forbidden articles and directs individuals to pass through metal-detecting device.
  • Asks individuals to remove metal articles from person if metal detector signals presence of metal, or uses hand held metal detector to locate metal item on person.
  • Places carry-on baggage or other containers onto x-ray device, actuates device controls, and monitors screen to detect forbidden articles.
  • Requests owner to open baggage or containers when x-ray shows questionable contents.
  • Returns baggage and tray contents to individuals if no forbidden articles are detected.
  • Notifies Security Guard if forbidden articles are discovered or detector equipment indicates further search is needed.
Flight Security Specialist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Transportation Security Screeners

Job family population: 42,470

Estimated population of Flight Security Specialist jobs: 3,698

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,305
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Cost of Living Score:

Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Flight Security Specialist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Aircraft Records Specialist at Midway Airport
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
E Business Staffing, Inc.
... to get a Security Badge to work at the Airport. Must be personable and work well in a TEAM ... and engine flight hours and cycles utilization reports, master log reports, and engine oil ...
UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS OPERATOR (15W) ***MILITARY***
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Plan and analyze flight missions * Perform preflight, in flight and postflight checks and ... Security Agency. It can also prepare you for other fields such as research or business planning.
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