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Found 2,156 of over 2K reviews
3.0
44% Recommend to a Friend
50% Approve of CEO

Found 2,142 of over 2K reviews

3.0
44%
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50%
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TSA (Transportation Security Administration) Administrator  David P. Pekoske (no image)
David P. Pekoske
369 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "good benefits and very easy(in 360 reviews)
  • "Decent pay and a stable job(in 203 reviews)
  • "There are some great people that work there and the experiences you get from the federal government.(in 65 reviews)
  • "Coworkers are great and make the job bearable(in 42 reviews)
  • "Decent health benefits.(in 37 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years
    Featured Review

    Outstanding job with Outstanding Opportunities

    Dec 19, 2021 - Supervisory Transportation Security Officer in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible Schedules, Medical Coverage, Savings Plan, Free Associates Program Great pay and Benefits, plenty of "non passenger screening opportunities"

    Cons

    Busy, fast paced and loud work environment.

    13 people found this review helpful
  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great entry to federal workforce

    Apr 8, 2022 - TSO (Transportation Security Officer) in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    This is a great dynamic career in security with three shift options. You will work on a team and a checkpoint.

    Cons

    You may not get the shift you want based on seniority.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee

    About to start

    Aug 12, 2022 - TSA OFFICER 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    New hire so I can’t answer that.

    Cons

    Oh have no experience yet because just starting

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Poor Upper Management

    Aug 11, 2022 - TSO (Transportation Security Officer) in Arlington, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    My coworkers made the days tollerable. Such an amazing group of people.

    Cons

    Upper Management, little room for advancement.

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee

    tsa

    Aug 7, 2022 - Flight Attendant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    keeping the safety of passengers when travel

    Cons

    need to pay more for that job

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Middle ground

    Aug 5, 2022 - Master Transportation Security Officer in Belleville, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I enjoy working with the staff over the passengers

    Cons

    Pay isn’t great and the pay system is even worse

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Tso life

    Aug 4, 2022 - TSO Officer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    It’s a really good work environment

    Cons

    They need to increase the annual salary

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Don’t fine me

    Aug 3, 2022 - Business Analyst 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Meaningful work and self gratifying

    Cons

    No cons. A lot of work

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    My opinion of TSA working in the field on a daily basis

    Aug 3, 2022 - TSO (Transportation Security Officer) in Kailua Kona, HI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Government job with great benefits

    Cons

    Working at an outdoor security checkpoint was very hot.

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Not a bad place

    Aug 2, 2022 - TSO (Transportation Security Officer) in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Challenges here and there Relaxing at small airport

    Cons

    Dealing with public 99% of the time Public is rude and and doesn’t care much for you

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TSA (Transportation Security Administration) has an overall rating of 3.0 out of 5, based on over 2,196 reviews left anonymously by employees. 44% of employees would recommend working at TSA (Transportation Security Administration) to a friend and 35% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, TSA (Transportation Security Administration) employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at TSA (Transportation Security Administration). This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

44% of TSA (Transportation Security Administration) employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated TSA (Transportation Security Administration) 2.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.6 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at TSA (Transportation Security Administration) to be coworkers, career development, benefits and the cons to be workplace, culture, management.

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