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TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Benefits

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  • Jan 10, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former TSO in Indianapolis, Indiana

    Very good health care, dental and vision. Excellent retirement plan that transfers throughout the government.

  • Dec 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Shift Supervisor in Romulus, Michigan

    Expensive but good coverage

  • Dec 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Tso in South Bend, Indiana

    Free uniforms! This is a federal job, so there is a pretty good benefits package. Health ins, dental, vision, life ins, retirement, night/sunday differential pay, and most importantly, free uniforms,

  • Nov 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Transportation Security Officer in Lafayette, Louisiana

    Best would be all the coverage(medical, dental, vision, all the different savings plans, 401k,) Worst would be, having all this & never being able to check on it all. Never had time, nor knew how.

  • Nov 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former FAM in Newark, New Jersey

    You can't beat the benefits at the Federal Government. You get a retirement, cheap insurance, and lots of savings options.

  • Nov 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Great benefits! I would recommend the job to anyone

  • Nov 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Phoenix, Arizona

    good benefits, but expensive, so I did not get the medical insurance

  • Nov 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Columbus, Ohio

    Wasn't bad, wasn't great. Got about 8 plans to choose from. Pretty highly priced.

  • Aug 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current TSO in Houston, Texas

    TSP is a 401K they match you up to 5%, TSA gives you 4 hours of Annual Leave the first 5 years of service then after you will receive 6 hours of Annual leave per pay period. After 15 years of service you receive 8 hours of annual leave.

  • 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.

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