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TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Benefits

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  • Aug 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Tso in Orlando, Florida

    Pro: Good healthcare but not as good as some other federal agencies. 2 weeks of paid leave per year Paid sick time Access to a thrift savings plan (essentially like a 401k) with contribution matching. Holidays are paid off you work on the holiday or not if you are full time. Part time employees receive full benefits outside of being paid for holidays they don't work. Con: Using your paid sick time usually leads to disciplinary action unless you register FMLA. Using your vacation days is almost always extremely difficult. Retiring from tsa doesn't meet you a good person like other federal jobs.

  • Aug 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Vetting Analyst in Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Not able to talk Leave Without Pay in some branches of TSa

  • Aug 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Tucson, Arizona

    Sick and annual leave. matching tsp and Health insurance are pretty good. Ok retirement plan. 1% per year. not great. not enough to live on.

  • Jul 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Transportation Security Officer in Jacksonville, Florida

    Even part-time employees can accrue and use paid leave, contribute to a TSP, and get medical insurance.

  • Jul 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Tso in Hartford, Connecticut

    If you never paid for college a tso postion is for you the benefits outway anyother job you may find with littlw education.

  • Jun 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Transportation Security Officer in Los Angeles, California

    Up to 5% stock match. 70% tuition discount. Great heath and dental benefits. Thrift savings plan.

  • Jun 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former TSO in Denver, Colorado

    Normal paid time off, you accrue hours after working so many.

  • Mar 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Transportation Security Officer in Boston, Massachusetts

    Best thing is the health insurance options. Many different plans that can be tailored to individual situations and budgets.

  • Mar 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former TSA OFFICER in Des Moines, Iowa

    Low employer match (just up to 5% maximum)

  • Mar 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Lead Transportation Security Officer in San Antonio, Texas

    The thrift savings plan offers a matching amount up to 5% after being vetted in the company. That is like free money for every employee.

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